KENTUCKY YELLOWWOOD

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KENTUCKY YELLOWWOOD suitable for counties:
MISSISSIPPI: Carroll, DeSoto, Holmes, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Tishomingo, Wayne, Yazoo
MISSOURI: Barry, Stone, Taney
NEW YORK: Ulster, Warren
NORTH CAROLINA: Clay, Madison
OKLAHOMA: All counties
OHIO: Pickaway, Ross
RHODE ISLAND: All counties
PENNSYLVANIA: All counties
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Cannon, Cheatham, Claiborne, Cocke, Davidson, DeKalb, Dyer, Fentress, Franklin, Grundy, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Obion, Overton, Polk, Putnam, Rutherford, Sevier, Shelby, Smith, Van Buren, Warren, White, Williamson
SOUTH CAROLINA: All counties
ALABAMA: Colbert, Jackson, Lauderdale, Madison, Marshall, Monroe, Tuscaloosa
CONNECTICUT: All counties
ARKANSAS: Baxter, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Cleburne, Conway, Crawford, Dallas, Franklin, Hot Spring, Independence, Johnson, Logan, Madison, Marion, Newton, Polk, Pope, Pulaski, Stone, Van Buren, Washington
IOWA: All counties
GEORGIA: Stephens, Towns, Union, Walker
INDIANA: Brown
ILLINOIS: Alexander, Gallatin
LOUISIANA: Caldwell
KENTUCKY: Bell, Boone, Boyle, Carroll, Casey, Estill, Fulton, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, McCreary, Mercer, Pendleton, Pulaski, Todd, Whitley
MAINE: All counties
MASSACHUSETTS: All counties

Kentucky yellowwood belongs to family of fabaceae plants, its species name is kentukea. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Kentucky yellowwood has green foliage and bears white colored flowers. Kentucky yellowwood booms in early summer.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Kentucky yellowwood is a moderately growing plant, a mature Kentucky yellowwood can grow up to 40 feet. This plant is some what tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : White
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 40
Drought Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 180
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -32 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Early Summer
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Early Summer Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Summer Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 12000
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : Low
Lumber Product : Yes Naval Store Product : Yes
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : - -
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : White
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 25
Height, Mature (feet) : 40 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Medium Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Medium Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : None Frost Free Days, Minimum : 180
Hedge Tolerance : Low Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 4.8 pH (Maximum) : 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 55 Precipitation (Maximum) : 55
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 24 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -32

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J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, DC, Washington, USDA ARS National Arboretum. June 13, 2002.
Kentucky yellowwood
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, DC, Washington, USDA ARS National Arboretum. June 13, 2002.
Kentucky yellowwood
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, DC, Washington, USDA ARS National Arboretum. June 13, 2002.
Kentucky yellowwood
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, DC, Washington, USDA ARS National Arboretum. June 13, 2002.
Kentucky yellowwood
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, DC, Washington, USDA ARS National Arboretum. June 13, 2002.
Kentucky yellowwood
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, DC, Washington, USDA ARS National Arboretum. June 27, 2003.
Kentucky yellowwood
Jeff McMillian. Courtesy of Almost Eden. United States, KS.
Kentucky yellowwood
Jeff McMillian. Courtesy of Almost Eden. United States, KS.
Kentucky yellowwood
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, CA, Sacramento, Goethe Arboretum. June 3, 2003.
Kentucky yellowwood
Tracey Slotta. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, DC, Washington.
Kentucky yellowwood
Tracey Slotta. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, DC, Washington.
Kentucky yellowwood
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington.
Kentucky yellowwood
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 343. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
Kentucky yellowwood
Courtesy of USDA Forest Service.

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