Characteristics: Round, densely-branched, small, deciduous tree with upright branches.
Growing Conditions: Prefers light shade or sun. Grows best in moist, well-drained soil, but tolerates a range of growing conditions, including clay.
Uses: Tolerates many soil types. Attractive foliage, papery nutlets, and growth form. Usually trouble free.
Shape: Round to umbrella shaped
Flowers: Green female catkins at branch tips and yellow make catkins in spring.
Leaves: Dark green, narrow, veined leaves with a serated margin. Non-showy yellow fall color.
Bark: Gray, fluted smooth bark.
Planting Strip Width: 4-5.5' with power lines, >6' with power lines
Native of Japan.