Category: Tree - Deciduous
Zones: 3 to 7
Size: 15 to 20' tall
Growth Rate: Slow
Exposure: Part Shade, Shade
Broad rounded to flat-topped crown but uneven. Short trunk. Opposite leaves with 3 pointed lobes, to 7" long, bright green. Yellow autumn color. Cool, moist soil. Not drought or heat tolerant. Young branches are green with long vertical whitish stripes.
'Erythrocladum' - young stems turn red after losing their leaves, with white striations. Bark becomes amber colored with age. New shoots are pink. Introduced in 1904.
Published in Sp. Pl. 2: 1055 in 1753.
Native to eastern Canada, eastern and north-central US.