Gymnocladus dioicus 'Espresso™'

Kentucky Coffeetree


Tips for Homeowners:

The tree does produce suckers and in nature will colonize if left to spread.

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This seedless male clone has large leaves that are late to leaf out in the spring and early to drop in the fall, but it has longevity and a natural beauty ideal for the landscape.

  • Oval to vase shaped
  • Blue-green foliage
  • Seedless

Suitable for large lawns and parks.

Height: 40-50 ft
Spread: 30-35 ft
Zone: 3-8
Color: Green

Interesting Notes about Kentucky Coffeetree:

This hybrid is a seedless selection that is highly tolerant of heat and drought.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Specimen
  • Mass Planting
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Naturalizing
  • Great Foliage
  • Winter Interest
  • Fall Color

Foliage Color:

  • Yellow
  • Green


  • Full Sun


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water