Location:  The tree is found along both sides of the No. 7 fairway.

Tree information:   The tree is mostly known for the rose-purple flowers which bloom on bare branches in March and early April before the foliage emerges.  It has flattened leguminous bean-like pods that persist into winter. It is often multi-stemmed.  It is the state tree of Oklahoma.

Size: 20 to 30’

Growth rate: 10’ in 6 years.

Foliage description: The foliage is roughly heart shaped, dull green with pale yellow to greenish-yellow fall color.


USDA hardiness zone: 4 to 9

Provenance: Schictel’s Nursery.  Trees are from original Olmsted Park stock in Buffalo, NY.