Category: deciduous tree Size: medium
Mature Size: 20-30' x 20-30'
Zone: 3 - 9a Growth Rate: slow
Elevation (if known): To 8,000'
Water: Likes lots of water. NOT drought tolerant
Soil : Prefers wet, wll-drained.
Sun: Full sun to Shade.
Comments: A hardwood tree. May have more than one trunk, but tolerant of pruning. Haven't seen one in Alamosa.
Warnings: May be more shrub-like.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes
Street Tree? yes Street Tree Conditions: If a single stem specimen is planted. Make sure it gets plenty of water.
CO/NM native? no Native to: Eastern US
Information Sources: Alamosa Tree Board; Western Sunset Garden Book; U of Maine Extension