This tree is one of the 150 trees initially included in the arboretum to coincide with the campus's 150th anniversary celebration.
North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee scattered in Indiana, Illinois, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas,Missouri, and Oklahoma
Mature Height and Width:
30-50 feet by 40-50 feet
Scattered in rich forests across the lower Midwest and mid-south, yellowwood is rarely used as a landscape tree because it requires considerable maintenance and soil conditions that are rarely met in urban settings. Because of its finicky nature, land surveyors considered yellowwood a good indicator of prime farmland.