Medium to fast growth to a height of 40-60' and a 25-30' spread; fibrous, deep spreading roots. Soil conditions include: dry to moist soils with acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained, and clay soils.
This is a large tree when it matures, think of it as a multi-level skyscraper for birds. Its thick foliage give birds a great place for nesting, roosting, and cover from predators and winter weather. Many animals, large and small, use this tree for cover and shelter including grouse, woodcock, and hares. While the tree is used by owls and hawks for roosting, it is common to see an eagle or osprey perched atop theses towering forest kings.
Full Sun - Minimum 6 hrs./day of sunlight
Other uses include:
-Windbreak, can withstand winds of 100+ mph
-Good wildlife value
All seedling sizes are provided by our supplier and reflect the average size of the seedlings received. Sizes of each individual seedling may vary from the size listed under the product. Genesee Conservation District is not responsible for any size discrepancies.