This is a great small tree for tough sites. It is adaptable to dry soils and other adverse conditions and is drought tolerant once established. Its slender branches can form a small tree or large shrub. Summer brings bright red seed samaras and fall features yellow to orange-red fall foliage.
Type of Plant: Deciduous Shade Tree
Distinguishing Characteristics: Shape: Oval to rounded, often low branched Foliage: Medium Green
Water Use: Low
Flower Color: Red
Sun/Location: Full Sun
Approximate Height at Maturity*: 20'
Approximate Spread at Maturity*: 15'
*Under average conditions in Northern New Mexico