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Yellowwood Tree


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:: Fabaceae :: CLADRASTRIS :: lutea (syn. kentukea)
  • Type of products available: 1/1P1L

Main asset

A small size tree, suitable for any type of draining soil, beautiful flowering and useful for bees.


Plant sheltered from strong winds. Drought tolerant.

Small rounded tree with decorative bark. The large leaves are alternate, pinnate with 7-11 leaflets, light green turning yellow in autumn. The white flowers, fragrant and loved by bees in June, are followed by large pods.

  • Uses: specimen, mixed hedges

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: deciduous
  • Habit: round
  • Height: 10 m x 10 m (30 ft x 30 ft)
  • Growth: fast
  • Flowering period: June-July
  • Époque de fructification : September

Shape and colours:

  • Couleur du bois : grey bark, yellow wood
  • Foliage shape: pinnate
  • Foliage colour: light green
  • Foliage colour in autumn: yellow
  • Flowers shape: clusters
  • Flowers colour: cream white
  • Forme des fruits : pods
  • Couleur des fruits : brown
  • Parfum : yes


  • Soil type: drained
  • Exposure: sun
  • Hardiness: - 30 °C (-22 °F - USDA zone 4b)