Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Cladrastis lutea.
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A very ornamental plant, when dormant it is hardy to -30°c or lower. However, plants can be excited into early spring growth in the mild climate of Britain and that growth is very susceptible to frost damage. A slow-growing but moderately long-lived tree in the wild. The branches are brittle and can be broken off in strong winds. The plants contain a copious watery sap and can bleed profusely if they are pruned in winter or spring. Any pruning is best done in late summer. This species often only flowers in alternate years in the wild. The flowers are produced most freely after a long hot summer. The flowers have a soft scent of vanilla.This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby.
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