Highly ornamental shade tree that tolerates urban, drought and high heat environments well. Leaves are shimmery and glossy green on the top and silvery beneath. The contrast of the green and silver color fluttering in the wind is a beautiful display. Some fall yellow color.
Does well in full sun. Tolerates heat and drought conditions after establishment.
Great street tree that is tough and ornamental.
50-70' at maturity
30' at maturity
Fragrant, yellowish white
glistening dark green on top and silvery below some yellow fall color
light gray and smooth in youth becoming furrowed and ridged
Native to southeastern Europe and western Asia.