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Tree Details

Hardiness zone:
6 – 9
Height:
40 – 60
Spread:
30 – 40
Habit:
Rounded pyramidal
Light:
Best in full sun
Soil:
No special soil requirements
Flowers:
hanging catkins
Fruit:
short-stalked, 1/2 long, round acorn
Landscape use:
Used as a street tree in many cities in the South; good choice for residential landscapes
History:
Native range is Coastal Plain and Piedmont from southern New Jersey to Florida, east to Texas and southeast Arkansas
Pests\Problems:
None
Significant Features:
Rapid growth rate; may not lose all leaves in the South