Characteristics: Rounded habit and upright branches that arch and spread. Early spring leaf unfolding is a soft silver-gray finally turning a dark green in late spring. Unique white flowers appearing in spring or early summer. This slow growing tree is well suited for the urban environment.
Growing Conditions: Grows best in full sun and grows well in tough environments and poor soil. Durable and adaptable with no major disease or insect issues.
Uses: Fixes nitrogen and blooms in June-July.
Shape: Upright vase with rounded crown
Flowers: Extravagant, upright white clusters of pea-like flowers.
Leaves: Medium green leaves form in groups of up to 11 leaflets attached to a central stem. In fall the leaves drop when green or brown.
Bark: Amber or copper with greenish undertones that exfoliates in curls.
Planting Strip Width: 3.5'
Native of Manchuria.