Plant Catalog - GYMNOCLADUS DIOICUS ESPRESSO
GYMNOCLADUS DIOICUS ESPRESSO
Gymnocladus dioicus 'Espresso'
Espresso Kentucky Coffee Tree
Fast growing deciduous tree that provides year round interest, with an upright, vase-shaped crown of compound leaves. Foliage emerges in late spring with pinkish tints, and reaches a mature deep blue-green by summer, before dropping in fall. Contorted, arching branches are bare in winter and make a picturesque silhouette. Creamy white to light green flowers are present in spring. Seedless male form.
USDA Zones: 3 - 8
Sunset Zones: 1 - 3, 7 - 10, 12 - 16, 18 - 21
Mature Size: 60 - 100 feet high, 45 - 50 feet wide
Light Needs: full sun
Water Needs: regular water