• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate to fast growing; reaches 40 to 50 ft. tall, 30 to 40 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Outstanding Fall Foliage
    Blooms:
    Early Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:Ay-ser RU-brum
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:1 - 9, 14 - 17, 26, 28, 31 - 44
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate to fast growing; reaches 40 to 50 ft. tall, 30 to 40 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Early Spring
    Flower color:Red
    Garden styleContemporary, Rustic
    Companion PlantsSpruce (Picea); Viburnum (Viburnum); Oak (Quercus); Maidenhair (Ginkgo); Beech (Fagus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Best color in full sun, but tolerates light shade. Water deeply and regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; prefers regular moisture but tolerates drier soils. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter; seldom requires pruning..
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.