A medium-sized fast growing tree, 15-20m tall and 10-12m wide which is an American selection branching in an upright habit.
Leaves are heart-shaped to round, shiny green on top, blue-green underneath in summer turning golden yellow in autumn.
Sweet scented flowers are yellowish-white, in cymes of 5-11 flowers at the beginning if July.
The root system has a high percentage of fibrous roots, adaptable to all types of soil, but nutritious, dry soils are preferred.
Highly recommended for inner city planting, a good street tree that is resistant to heat, drought, pests and urban climate.
Height 40 - 60 feet width 30 feet.