Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Native to the Finger Lakes Region, Quebec South to FL & TX
Source of plant
St. Lawrence Nurseries, Forestfarm Nursery, Ruth Nix
Large tree reaching 60-80' in height but it can reach 100-120'. Usually develops a straight, cylindricaltrunk with an oblong crown of ascending and descending branches. Fall color rich yellow and golden brown tones. Bark on older trunks shagging characteristically into long flat plates, which are free at the base or both ends. Seed edible.
USDA Hardiness Zone
bark, food, fall color, growth habit