Category: deciduous tree Size: large
Mature Size: 40-60' x 40-60'
Zone: 4 - 8 Growth Rate: moderate
Foliage: shiny, dark green, 5-6" long by 2-4" wide.
Elevation (if known): To 8,000'
Water: Wet, but tolerates some drought once established.
Soil : Acid. Tolerates soil compaction.
Sun: Full to part shade
Comments: As per its name, Swamp, perfers wet conditions. Forms good shade tree. Very long-lived.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes
Street Tree? no Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to: Eastern US
Information Sources: Alamosa Tree Board; S Group of State Foresters