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Gymnocladus dioicus 'Espresso-JFS'
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Plant Type: Deciduous Trees

An excellent tree for tough urban locations, Espresso™ Kentucky Coffeetree is vase-shaped with upright, arching branches that provides dappled shade. As a grafted male selection, it bears no messy seed pods. The blue-green leaves are bi-pinnately compound, turning yellow in the fall. The dark coarse bark is an attractive feature in the winter. Tolerant of heat, cold, drought, and wind. A J. Frank Schmidt Nursery introduction.

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Flower Color

Foliage Color

Bluish green

Plant Spread


Good Companions

Plant Height


Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

average and consistent water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


No messy seed pods. Mail selection.

Bloom Time

Critter Resistance


Full Sun

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests

Fall. Bark is attractive in the winter.