HARDINESS: Zones 7 - 9
GROWTH HABIT: 50' high with a 25-35' spread. Upright and oval with an open-branched pyramidal form. Moderate growth rate with water and fertilizer.
FOILAGE: Dark lustrous green with orange -brown underside.
FLOWER: Creamy white and fragrant. blooms May - June.
BARK: Smooth grayish brown when young.
LANDSCAPE VALUE: Specimen tree that needs room to grow. Exceptionally handsome form that is relatively easy to root. Makes an excellent shade tree.