Height: up to 21 ft (7 m) tall shrub or small tree
Preferred Habitat: Moist to wet places, generally under other trees where some light reaches the forest floor; sometimes open areas like shrubfields, clearcuts, or lava flows; low to middle elevations
Tolerates: moist to wet soils; dappled shade to full sun
Foliage: Palmate leaves have 7-9 lobes, toothed, hairy on the lower and upper surface; opposite; 5-12 cm across; deciduous, turn yellow and red in fall, particularly fire-engine red in open areas; sprawling branches
Flowers: flowers in spring; in clusters at ends of shoots; white; 6-9 mm across Fruits: winged seeds are paired and arranged in a straight line; green, becoming reddish-brown
Bark: stems pale green; become dull green with maturity
Why is it good for my garden?
This shrubby tree can be a brilliant fire-engine red in the fall on open sites to bring some color to your garden in the autumn.
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