Erect clusters of greenish yellow flowers in spring; fall color is yellow to orange.
Full sun to light shade; prefers consistently moist, but well drained soils; slightly acid soil is best.
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Leaf blotch and powdery mildew. Leaf scorch can be a problem in dry situations.
This tree should not be used along sidewalks since it produces nuts enclosed in large husks (a litter problem); nuts are poisonous.