Category: Tree - Deciduous
Zones: 7 to 9
Size: To 35' tall and 20' wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Alternate leaves to 6", lustrous, dark green. Evergreen in warmer zones. Flowers on previous year's growth, in spring before new leaves, clusters of yellow fluffy flowers, fragrant. Branches curve upward.
Basionym is Hopea tinctoria L. - also referencing Catesby plate 54.
Native to Oklahoma, Texas and the southeast US.
Introduced to cultivation in 1780.