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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' at maturity

Width:
30' at maturity

Shape:
Rounded

Flowers:
Purplish-pink 6-10

Leaves:
Alternate leaf arrangement, simple, deciduous leaves, 2-5

Bark:
Gray-brown, attractive, flaky bark.

Useful for mid and late summer "flowering" effect.