Kentucky Coffee Tree

#12 - Kentucky Coffee Tree (Gymnocladus dioica)

While this native tree does not offer conspicuous flowers or fine shade, the Kentucky Coffee Tree is admired for its tall, commanding structure and thick brown pods which remain on the tree until late winter. Growing up to 75 feet, it forms a striking winter silhouette in maturity and tolerates drought, urban conditions and a range of soils.

Note the memorial dedication on the tree label.

Kentucky Coffee Tree
Kentucky Coffee Tree