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Perkins Pink American Yellowwood

Cladrastis kentuckea 'Perkins Pink'

Interesting Flower

Characteristics:
A decidous, medium sized tree. Develops a broad, rounded crown with branches that are upright and spreading.

Growing Conditions:
Likes full sun and moist, fertile, well drained soils.

Uses:
Has remarkable flowers and bark and attractive winter bark and fall foliage.

Height:
40' at maturity

Width:
25' at maturity

Shape:
Oval to rounded

Flowers:
Pea like flowers that bloom in foot long clusters in early summer.

Leaves:
Bright green in the summer and great soft yellow in autmun.

Bark:
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.