Broadleaf deciduous tree or large shrub, single or multi-stemmed, 12-30' in height.
Sun, drought resistant, often summer deciduous in its native habitat. Hardy to USDA Zone 7.
It is used as an ornamental plant for its striking leaf buds, lime green foliage, fragrant white flowers, red-brown foliage in early summer, and architectural silver branches through fall.
12-30' at maturity
Often exceeds ht. at maturity
Flowers showy, white to rose-colored, fragrant, in dense, narrow clusters, 8-20 cm long.
Leaves are dark green, 5 (rarely 7)leaflets, oblong shape with a fine-toothed margin.
Bark is grayish white
All parts of the tree are toxic, honeybees are poisoned by the nectar and pollen.