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Tree Details

Hardiness zone:
5 – 9
Height:
25 – 30 with a maximum of 50 – 60
Spread:
maximum of 26
Habit:
Often multi-stemmed
Light:
Sun to partial shade
Soil:
Good dry soil tolerance
Flowers:
inconspicuous
Fruit:
1 1/4 long, winged fruit
Landscape use:
Tree still being grown by nurserymen; may be used similarly to sugar maple
History:
Native range is upland woods in the Piedmont from North Carolina to Georgia, panhandle of Florida, Louisiana, eastern Indiana and Texas
Pests\Problems:
None
Significant Features:
None

 

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Michael A. Dirr

Dr. Michael A. Dirr is a horticulturist associated with the University of Georgia. Dr. Dirr has published over 300 scientific and popular publications and has authored seven books, including A Manual of Woody Landscape Plants: Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture and Propagation and Uses. It has sold more than 250,000 copies.

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Richard C. Webel

Richard C. Webel is managing director of Innocenti & Webel LLC, a renowned firm that specializes in architecture, landscape architecture and strategic planning. He collaborated on A Landscape of Continuity: The Practice of Innocenti & Webel, published by Harvard University in 1997. In addition to presenting lectures throughout the United States, he has also appeared on CNBC and CNN.