Audubon® Native Yellowwood

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10004497

The National Audubon Society presents a new line of native plants and trees that helps birds and wildlife thrive in your area! The Audubon® Native Yellowwood Tree (Cladrastis lutea) is an impressively tall, upright yet broad tree that looks like absolute royalty! With its rounded top that looks like a crown, the Yellowwood’s stature draws admiration from near and far!

Featuring gorgeous foliage and smooth light gray bark that is begging for you to touch it, it also forms incredibly droopy Wisteria-like flowers to add to its delightful appearance! Dripping from the branches for an incredible show in spring, plus you’ll be enchanted to learn these long chains of fragrant white flowers are also beloved by pollinators!

Named Yellowwood due to the interior wood having a yellow hue, this fantastic shade tree lends an easy elegance to the landscape. Whether your garden style is grand and formal or more intimate and naturalistic. Its arching canopy and bright green leaves and smooth bark make this a great native ornamental!

Planting and Application:

Yellowwood Tree is an impressive yard and street specimen. Save energy by planting this tree in a way so it shades your home from the summer sun or in a backyard to shade your patio and seating areas! Give this tree the attention it deserves by planting in plain sight.

The roots of your Yellowwood will grow fairly deep so they’re very adaptable and tolerant too! Your feathered friends will also flock to the waiting limbs of this tree! And not just songbirds! Migratory birds roost in the strong branches, hummingbirds visit the long blooms and many others nest and raise their chicks among the leaves.

  • Tall Arching Ornamental Growth
  • Phenomenal Specimen & Shade Tree
  • Yellow Fall Color
  • Fragrant Chains of White Blooms
  • Beneficial for Pollinators & Backyard Birds!

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Yellowwood are easily grown in most sunny well-drained soils, and these hardy natives have few issues in the way of pests and diseases.

  • Full Sun & Partial Sun
  • Prefers Any Well-Drained Soil
  • Very Easy Care
  • Prune After Flowering

The beautiful Audubon® Native Yellowwood Tree offers everything you need in a native ornamental tree! Birds, bees, scented blooms, great winter interest, lithe branching and fall color too! Stop thinking about it and order one at NatureHills.com before it slips through your fingers!

Audubon® Plant Information

Bird-Friendly native trees and plants provide food and shelter for local and migrating birds, as well as other wildlife. By purchasing and planting native flora, you will support Audubon's conservation mission and impact, while helping birds and wildlife thrive!

  • Grown Without Neonicotinoids
  • Audubon® is Licensed & Registered to the National Audubon Society
  • May Not Be Available in Non-Native Regions, States or Countries - Check Here
  • Audubon® Native Plants & Trees are Exclusively Grown by Bower & Branch

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Audubon® Native Yellowwood Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Audubon Native Plants & Trees
Botanical Name Cladrastis lutea
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 30 - 50 feet
Mature Spread 40 - 50 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Yellow, Orange
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant Yes