Category: deciduous tree Size: large
Mature Size: 40 - 50 ft. x 25 - 30 ft.
Zone: To zone 3 Growth Rate: moderate
Foliage: compound leaves on a central stalk, leaflets turn lemon-yellow to gold in fall
Elevation (if known): To 8,500'
Water: Avoid overwatering. Yellowish leaves (before fall!) are often a sign of overwatering.
Soil : Very adaptable to varied soil conditions. Adaptable to alkaline soils and low fertility. Prefers well-drained soil.
Sun: Plant from spring through early fall.
Comments: Prune in late winter or early spring. Tolerates cold and drought
Warnings: May have problems with aphids, borers, tent caterpillars; foliage burns in hot, dry winds.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no
Street Tree? yes Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to: Eastern United States
Information Sources: Rky Mtn Gardener's Guide; Little Valley Whole Sales Nursery