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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 20. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
Recommended Temperature Zone:|
Heat Tolerance: Part shade is best in hot climates
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
Origin: Eastern and central USA
Growth Habits: Deciduous small tree, 15 to 35 feet tall (4.5-10 m); alternate, simple, heart shaped leaves up to 4 inches long and 4 inches wide (10 cm)
Watering Needs: Regular water, keep soil somewhat moist, well-drained