Category: deciduous tree Size: large
Mature Size: 50-60' 40-50'
Zone: 3 - 9 Growth Rate: fast
Elevation (if known): To 8,000'
Water: Perfers High, but tolerates drought once established.
Soil : Does alright in compacted soil with poor drainage, but prefers moist, acid soil.
Sun: Full sun to part shade.
Comments: Does well in wet areas. Grows successfully in urban areas where air pollution, poor soil, and drought are common
Warnings: Weak structure. Roots often grow on soil surface making lawn mowing difficult. Dense root structure makes underplanting difficult.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes
Street Tree? no Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to: North America
Information Sources: Alamosa Tree Board, S Group of State Foresters