Category: Tree - Deciduous
Zones: 3 to 7
Size: 20 to 40' tall and wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Opposite, palmately compound leaves with 5 leaflets, bright green new growth maturing to dark green and some yellow to orange autumn color. Yellow-green flowers in May on terminal panicles to 7" long. Fruit similar to a horsechestnut, prickly. Broadly rounded, dense habit. Rough bark. Moist, well-drained soil. Leaves will scorch in hot dry areas.
Native to the eastern and central US. Introduced to cultivation in 1809.
Published in Enum. Pl. (Willdenow) 405 in 1809.