True North™ Kentucky Coffee Tree

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Quick Overview

True North™ Kentucky Coffee Tree is a very large, tough shade tree. Notable for it’s narrow and upright-oval form, strong branching structure and its lack of fruit and seeds. It has blue-green leaves in summer that turn a lovely soft yellow in fall which plays a nice contrast against its rugged, scaly bark. Tolerant of tough urban conditions including, cold, heat and drought.

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

True North™ Kentucky Coffee Tree was introduced in 2015 through the University of Minnesota’s Woody Landscape Plant Breeding & Genetics Project. True North’s narrow and upright-oval form, strong branching structure and its lack of fruit and seeds allow it to be versatile in the landscape. This large shade tree has blue-green leaves in summer that turn a lovely soft yellow in fall which plays a nice contrast against its rugged, scaly bark.

Where to put it:

True North™ Kentucky Coffee Tree is a very large, tough shade tree. Plant this tree in parkways, front yards, and backyards or any open area of the landscape. 

What it needs:

True North™ Kentucky Coffee Tree prefers full sun. It’s very adaptable and does well in a variety of soil types including alkaline. Tolerant of tough urban conditions including, cold, heat and drought. Please, be sure to follow our watering guidelines for the first few growing seasons until the tree’s root system is well established.

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Gymnocladus dioicus 'UMNSynergy'
Hardiness Zone 4-9
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 50'
Mature Spread 35'
Shape Upright Oval
Foliage Color blue/green
Fall Color Yellow/Gold
Flower Color N/A
Decorative Fruit N/A
Landscape Uses Shade
Growth Rate Moderate to Fast
Plant Tolerance Very Tough & Adaptable
Standout Feature Unique Tropical Look, Blue-Green Summer Foliage, Scaly Rugged Bark