Perkins Pink American Yellowwood
Cladrastis kentuckea 'Perkins Pink'
A decidous, medium sized tree. Develops a broad, rounded crown with branches that are upright and spreading.
Likes full sun and moist, fertile, well drained soils.
Has remarkable flowers and bark and attractive winter bark and fall foliage.
40' at maturity
25' at maturity
Oval to rounded
Pea like flowers that bloom in foot long clusters in early summer.
Bright green in the summer and great soft yellow in autmun.
The name Yellowwood comes from its yellow heartwood and it is smooth, light gray and very attractive.
A special, rare pink-flowered form found in Watertown, MA. A new twist on a wonderful tree.