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Gymnocladus dioicus (L.) K. Koch
Kentucky coffeetree
GYDI

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant Yes
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Green
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form
Growth Rate Slow
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 25
Height, Mature (feet) 100.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation Low
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Rounded
Toxicity Severe
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 6.0
pH, Maximum 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 320
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 640
Precipitation, Minimum
Precipitation, Maximum
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 36
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -32
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Summer
Commercial Availability Field Collections Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Fall
Fruit/Seed Period End Spring
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 230
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
Fuelwood Product Low
Lumber Product Yes
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product Yes
Protein Potential High
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 12/11/2017 01:00 PM CST