Height: 30-50'; Spread: 15-30'
Slow to moderate
Deciduous; pyramidal form with upright branching habit.
Dark green, 1.5-3", broadly ovate leaves.
Fragrant creamy white to yellow flowers in clusters of 4-10.
1/3-1/2" gray drupes in fall.
Ridged, dark gray to brown.
In general, 15-20 gallons per week for the first 2 years; 15-20 gallons twice a month for the 3rd year; as needed after 3 years (varies by soil, sun, and wind conditions).
- Tree Care:
Moderate. Early pruning needed to train a good shape; pruning needed less frequently with age.
Any soil, medium winds.
- Special Considerations:
Flowers attract bees. May get aphids.
- Notable Traits:
Native to Europe. Often used as a shade tree and does well in urban environments.