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Gymnocladus dioicus - Kentucky Coffeetree
 Up to 75 feet tall with up to a 50 foot spread.
 
  Very adaptable, does well on high ph soils and in full sun.
 
  Has very little insect problems, thus it makes a good urban and street tree.
 Light gray, flakey bark, when pulled away orangish color.
 Bi-pinnately compound leaves.
 
  Can be up to 36 inches long and 24 inches wide.
 
  Fruit is a seed pod.  The pods in the picture to the left are immature.