Sunset Zones: 1-16, 18-20
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
pH Range: Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline
Soil: Well draining soil
Drought Tolerance: Tolerates some drought
Growth Rate: 36” or more per year
Growth Habit: Oval or Umbrella
Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous
Longevity: 50 to 150 years
Litter Issue: Large seed pods
Pests and Diseases: Resistant to Verticillium. Susceptible to Invasive Shot Hole Borer, Caterpillars, Insect Galls, Pod Gall Midge and Spider Mites, Mistletoe, Phytophthora and Root Rot.
Branch Strength: Medium
Root Damage Potential: Moderate
Suckering Potential: Low
Salt Tolerance: Very Low
Special Care: Regular pruning will help to keep the branches full. Continue to remove any dead branches.
Pruning Advice: Regular pruning and removal of dead or diseased branches helps to revitalize the tree.