- USDA hardiness zones:
- Full sun to part shade
Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers lightly dappled shade. Leaves may scorch in full sun in hot southern summers. Plants prefer cool summer conditions. Site in locations protected from strong winds. Stake young trees for more erect growth.
Size and growth:
- 10.0 to 20.0 feet
- 15.0 to 25.0 feet
Bloom / flowers:
Good in the fall, Showy flowers, and Red
Grown primarily for its attractive foliage, weeping shape and excellent fall color. Specimen/accent or group around the home, patio or yard. Understory tree.
No serious insect or disease problems. Foliage tends to leaf out early in spring and is subject to damage from late frosts. Susceptible to verticillium wilt, leaf spots, root rots, anthracnose, collar rot and stem canker. Potential insect pests include aphids, scale, borers and caterpillars. Mites may appear.