HARDINESS: Zones 4 to 9.
GROWTH HABIT: 50' high with a 35' spread . Upright and oval with a dense and compact structure. Can be multi or single-stemmed. Moderate to fast growth rate. Full sun to part shade; prefers moderate to moist sites.
FOILAGE: Excellent foilage characteristics. Smaller medium to dark green leaves turn shades of yellow in fall. Less prone to drop leaves from summer drought stress than other cultivars.
BARK: Smooth greenish brown when young. Mature bark exfoliates in large thin sheets becoming gray-brown in color. Beige inner bark is exposed as older bark exfoliates.
LANDSCAPE VALUE: Specimen tree. Adaptable to urban growing sites especially for buffer areas, as a street tree or in medians. Presents an open and airy look.