Native to: Kentucky, Tennessee and North Carolina Crown: Broad rounded Height: 30 - 50 feet Width: 40 - 55 feet Growth Rate: Moderate
Characteristics: This tree has bright green leaves and brilliant yellow-orange foliage in fall. Its very fragrant clusters of white flowers in early June resemble wisteria blossoms, and are followed by seed pods.
Negative Features: May not flower for 10 years, and then not every year. Needs some pruning to develop canopy for street tree use.
Uses: Good for all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector, and residential streets.
Comments: Yellow Wood tends to grow slowly when it is young. It is a good shade tree that is seldom planted.