Category: Tree - Deciduous
Zones: 5 to 9
Size: To 25' tall
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Large leaves to 12" long and 6" wide, dark green and pubsecent underneath. Maroon flowers before the leaves in spring, 2" diameter which grow off the branches directly, previous season's growth. Green fruit, almost sausage-shaped in clusters. Yellow autumn color. Suckers readily. Well-drained soil and some shade in the first year.
Published in Monogr. Anonac. 83 in 1817.
Native to the central and eastern US and Ontario, Canada.