Our height: 5'
Mature height: 75-100 feet -- 75- to 100-foot spread
Light: full sun
Soil: medium to wet; well drained
Pollinator value: Medium
Butterfly and moth larval host; attracts birds
One of the tallest of the Eastern deciduous trees; gloriously large canopy needing a lot of space. Bark exfoliates to reveal creamy white bark underneath. Massive crown of huge, crooked branches.
"A great and noble tree," -- Michael Dirr