Edible: Kentucky coffee tree [Gymnocladus dioicus]

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3 Kentucky coffee tree Kentucky coffee tree
Source: Central Park, Mar 19, 2000
4 Kentucky coffee tree Kentucky coffee tree. Seed pod.
Source: Central Park, Mar 19, 2000
5 Kentucky coffee tree Kentucky coffee tree. Beans. Need to be roasted in the oven before grinding.
Source: Central Park, Mar 19, 2000
13 Kentucky coffee tree Kentucky coffee tree. No leaves yet.
Source: Central Park, May 08, 2005
14 Kentucky coffee tree seed pod that I opened Kentucky coffee tree seed pod that I opened.
Source: Central Park, May 08, 2005
15 A young Kentucky coffee tree nearby A young Kentucky coffee tree nearby.
Source: Central Park, May 08, 2005
16 Kentucky coffee tree Kentucky coffee tree. Seedpod.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 22, 2011
17 Kentucky coffee tree Kentucky coffee tree. Seeds.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 22, 2011
18 Kentucky coffee tree Kentucky coffee tree.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 22, 2011
19 Kentucky Coffee Tree Kentucky Coffee Tree, looking up and West.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 22, 2011
20 Kentucky Coffee Tree Kentucky Coffee Tree, looking North.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 22, 2011
21 Kentucky Coffee Tree Kentucky Coffee Tree, row of young ones alongside East Drive.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 22, 2011
6 Kentucky coffee tree beans Kentucky coffee tree beans.
Source: Central Park, Jun 10, 2000
22 Kentucky coffee tree Kentucky coffee tree.
Source: Inwood Park, Manhattan, Jul 17, 2011
23 Kentucky coffee tree pods Kentucky coffee tree pods.
Source: Inwood Park, Manhattan, Jul 17, 2011
7 Kentucky coffee tree beans Kentucky coffee tree beans. Poisonous now. Must be baked 3 hours at 300 degrees. Must cover as they will pop. Then grind up. Can collect year round.
Source: Central Park, Jul 29, 2000
8 Kentucky coffee tree leaves Kentucky coffee tree leaves.
Source: Central Park, Jul 29, 2000
9 Kentucky coffee tree beans Kentucky coffee tree beans. Can be collected year round. Must be baked for three hours before using.
Source: Central Park, Aug 20, 2000
10 A Kentucky coffee tree bean is sprouting A Kentucky coffee tree bean is sprouting.
Source: Central Park, Aug 20, 2000
11 Kentucky coffee tree pod and seed Kentucky coffee tree pod and seed.
Source: Central Park, Nov 19, 2000
12 Kentucky coffee tree Kentucky coffee tree. The pods up in the tree will fall in the spring.
Source: Central Park, Nov 19, 2000
1 Kentucky Coffee Tree Kentucky Coffee Tree. See the beans up there?
Source: Central Park, Nov 21, 1999
2 Kentucky Coffee Beans Kentucky Coffee Beans
Source: Central Park, Nov 21, 1999

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