Sunset Zones: 2-24, H1, H2
USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-9
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
pH Range: Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline
Soil: Clay, Loam, or Sand Texture
Drought Tolerance: Moderately Drought Tolerant
Growth Rate: 36” per year
Growth Habit: Rounded or Vase Shaped
Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous
Longevity: 50 to 150 years
Litter Issue: None
Pests and Diseases: Resistant to Texas Root Rot and Verticillium. Susceptible to Beetle Borers, Spider Mites and White Fly, Chlorosis, Fusarium, Mistletoe, Armillaria, Phytophthora and Root Rot.
Branch Strength: Weak
Root Damage Potential: High
Suckering Potential: Moderate
Special Care: These trees do quite well with little care, but regular care does help them remain healthy.
Pruning Advice: Pruning a portion of the tree every year will help to keep the tree healthy
Staking: Young trees need staking due to the top heaviness of the trees in youth.
Fertilizer: Fertilizer will help the tree grow quickly and establish itself faster.
Microclimate: No Microclimate necessary to thrive.