Height: 20-25'; Spread 20-25'
Deciduous; Dense, rounded crown.
Glossy dark green, 2-3" leaves with three palmate lobes. Bright red, yellow, or orange in fall.
Yellow flowers in panicles during early spring.
1.75-2" long paired samaras; yellow to green; persist through winter.
Smooth, light brown to gray bark that will fissure with age.
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:
Low. Requires pruning to develop single trunk with street-appropriate branching heights.
Drought (once established); any soil; medium winds; some shade.
- Special Considerations:
Susceptible to aphids and verticillium wilt
- Notable Traits:
Native to China, Korea, and Japan. Remarkable fall color and stunning winter silhouette.