This is a wonderful shade tree with dark grey-green bark that ages to attractive furrows; dark green divided leaves. Showy, drooping clusters of whitish sweetpea-like blossoms in spring, followed by decorative 4-7″ seedpods. Needs good drainage. Grows rapidly to a height of 40’ and continues to grow more slowly thereafter.
Type of Plant: Deciduous Shade Tree
Distinguishing Characteristics: Lustrous dark green leaves that turn yellow in fall
Water Use: Moderate
Flower Color: White
Sun/Location: Full to Part Sun
Approximate Height at Maturity*: 40'
Approximate Spread at Maturity*: 30'
Tree Shape: Upright spreading, rounded crown
*Under average conditions in Northern New Mexico