Form: Spreading upright
Growth Rate: Fast
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Size: 12’ tall by 15-20’ wide
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Light Requirements: Partial shade to full sun
Soil Requirements: Can tolerate a wide variety of soils, is poor
soil fertility, and pH adaptable. It might be best to choose a site with an acidic or neutral pH. If the soil is too alkaline, it can cause the tree to develop chlorosis.
Bark: Gray-brown and smooth on young branches, becoming
slightly striped or fissured with age.
Flower: Fragrant, white, and arranged in loose clusters. Bloom
time is April and May.
Fruit: Fruits are red, 3/4 -1” long, double-winged samaras.
Foliage: 4” long serrated and broad-ovate. They have a fresh, bright green color though the early spring and summer turning red in the fall