HARDINESS: Zones 3 to 7
GROWTH HABIT: 40' high with a 40' wide spread. Upright and broad to rounded outline. Moderate to fast growth rate. Best growth and color in full sun; tolerates wet sites.
FOILAGE: Glossy green in summer with orange to red in early fall.
BARK: Smooth grayish tan. Develops ridges and plates when mature.
LANDSCAPE VALUE: Large shade tree. Adaptable to urban areas due to its tolerance of soil compaction and heat. Rapidly gaining in popularity.