Kentucky coffeetree "coffee"

David R. Hershey dh321 at PGSTUMAIL.PG.CC.MD.US
Tue Apr 23 22:33:22 EST 1996

Does anyone know how to prepare "coffee" from seeds of Kentucky coffeetree 
(Gymnocladus dioicus)? I know they would have to be roasted first to 
destroy the toxic cytisine but for how long?

David R. Hershey
Snail mail: 6700 Belcrest Road #112, Hyattsville, MD 20782-1340

Adjunct Professor, Biology/Horticulture Department
Prince George's Community College, Largo, MD 20772-2199

Email: dh321 at

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