- USDA hardiness zones:
- Full sun to part shade
- Medium to wet
Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, acidic soils with good drainage.
Size and growth:
- 40.0 to 50.0 feet
- 30.0 to 40.0 feet
Bloom / flowers:
Good in the fall, Showy flowers, Street, Shade, and Red
Specimen tree for the lawn, street or park. Narrow form may be an asset in certain areas. It is of note that this tree has a shallow root system that may buckle nearby sidewalks or driveways if planted too close.
No serious insect or disease problems. Leafhoppers can cause substantial damage to foliage in some areas. Watch for aphids, borers and scale. Verticillium wilt attacks the vascular system and can be fatal. Canker, fungal leaf spot and root rots may also occur. Wind and ice may break some branches.