• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly in extreme heat, until established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 25 to 40 ft. tall, developing a crown 25 to 35 ft wide.
    Key Feature:
    Brilliant Fall Color
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:piss-TAY-shee-uh chi-NEN-sis
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Reaches 25 to 40 ft. tall, developing a crown 25 to 35 ft wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
    Garden styleMediterranean, Rustic
    Design IdeasA favorite specimen tree for spectacular fall foliage! Branches form a nicely shaped, umbrella-like crown of lustrous, pinnately divided foliage that turns brilliant orange-crimson to scarlet as autumn progresses. This non-fruiting male cultivar is an excellent choice as a shade tree for landscapes, or for use as a street tree. Drought tolerant when established.
    Companion PlantsFlowering Pear (Pyrus calleryana); Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster); Switch Grass (Panicum); Abelia (Abelia); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in deep, fertile, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable to a range of soil types and pH. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Tolerates drought when established; provide supplemental water in extreme, dry heat. Prune for structure and shape and fertilize in late winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly in extreme heat, until established.

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