American Smoketree
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American Smoketree

Cotinus obovatus

Interesting Flower Fall Colors

Characteristics: Vibrant fall colors and airy purplish flower clusters distinguish this small tree.

Growing Conditions: Prefers full sun but is adaptable to many soils types. Tree is very tolerant of hot, dry, gravelly soils and difficult sites.

Uses: Good for borders, difficult sites and small planting areas.

Height: 30'
Width: 30'
Shape: Rounded
Flowers: Purplish-pink 6-10
Leaves: Alternate leaf arrangement, simple, deciduous leaves, 2-5
Bark: Gray-brown, attractive, flaky bark.
Planting Strip Width: 2.5'

Useful for mid and late summer "flowering" effect.


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