Sunset Zones: 7-14, and 18-23
USDA Hardiness Zones: 8-9
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade. Partial shade leads to taller less full trees. Full sun will result in the best blooms.
pH Range: Neutral to Highly Alkaline
Soil: Loam or Sand Texture
Drought Tolerance: Very drought tolerant
Growth Rate: 24” to 36” per year
Growth Habit: Umbrella shape
Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous
Longevity: 40-150 years
Litter Issue: Large brown capsules
Pests and Diseases: Resistant to Texas Root Rot. Susceptible to Root Rot.
Branch Strength: Medium
Root Damage Potential: Low
Suckering Potential: Low
Watering Advice: Infrequent deep watering to help establish drought tolerance.
Fertilizer: Fertilizer is not generally needed as much as other trees might require.
Microclimate: Full sun is really the best place to plant these trees.