Type: Deciduous tree.
Outstanding Feature: Orange-cinnamon exfoliating bark; orange and red autumn foliage.
Form: Oval to rounded.
Growth Rate: Slow.
Bloom: Inconspicuous yellow flowers in spring.
Size: 25-30’H x 15-25’W.
Light: Sun to partial shade.
Soil: Average, moist, well drained but does well in clay soil; not drought tolerant.
Hardiness: Zones 4-8.
Care: Low maintenance.
Pests and Diseases: Susceptible to aphids, scale and caterpillars; mites can cause leaf spot gall; fungal leaf spots and root rots are common. None of these problems are usually serious.
Propagation: Seeds or graft cuttings in late winter.