Planting Season: Deciduous
Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)
Cultivation: Well-drained fertile soil with reliable moisture
Features: Red-brown bark; attractive foliage; clusters of catkins
Uses: Autumn foliage
Description: Native to eastern North America, this tree has a height of 50 ft (15 m) and a spread of 40 ft (12 m). Its crimson bark becomes gray, almost black, and scaly as the tree matures. The chartreuse, egg-shaped leaves, 4 in (10 cm) long, have good autumn color.
Growth Habit: Broad spreading habit
Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in