Plant Type: Deciduous, broadleaf, large shade tree
Habit: Upright, arching branches, rounded crown
Mature Size: 70′-80’ tall; 60’-80’ wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Foliage: Light green ovate, rough textured leaves
Fruit: Produces a small orange, sweet tasting fruit in the fall
Requirements: Tolerates most soils, drought and salt; part-full sun
Landscape Characteristics: Adaptable, versatile native American tree. Tough shade tree or street tree. Seed fruit attracts birds and wildlife. Best planted away from sidewalks or patios, as seeds pose clean-up challenges. Tolerates wind and urban pollutants, moderate salt tolerance.
*Nursery visits need to be made by appointment, or just call ahead.
Tidewater Trees specializes in quality, field grown landscape scale nursery stock. We provide quality plants and dependable service to landscapers, municipalities, re-wholesalers, garden centers and retail customers in Virginia Beach, Jamestown, Williamsburg, Yorktown, Norfolk, Franklin, Hampton, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Newport News and Cape Henry Village. Our services include retail tree sales, tree transplanting and landscaping services.