Shade tree - own root. Very tough small to medium tree for difficult conditions. Virtually pest free with use as an accent plant or where power lines restrict tree height. Unique form with upright, ascending branches. Bark is light-to-dark grey in puzzle-like patterns. Progression of fall leaf color from burgundy to yellow-orange. Low-branched, single-trunk form available.
Uniform, upright dense, contorted overall
Emerging blue green truning dark green
Zone 5 to 8