Native west of the cascades this deciduous tree has impressively large leaves and a rounded branching habit. Fall color is typically a yellow-orange.
Prefers sun to part shade and moist, well-drained soils.
Its large leaves and spreading crown provide deep shade, wildlife habitat.
60' at maturity
50' at maturity
Small, green-yellow flowers grow in long clusters ahead of leaves in early spring.
Bears the largest leaves in the maple family. Leaves can grow up to a foot in width and are green and leathery on top and light green underneath.
Young trees have smooth, gray-brown bark maturing to dark brown with furrows. Ferns and mosses often grow on mature branches adding to the tree's beauty.
Native of Pacific Northwest.