Hardiness Zone: 2 – 6

Height: 10 – 15ft.

Bloom Time: April – May

Bloom Color: Yellowish-green to yellow

Bloom Color: Full sun to part shade

Soil: Medium (loam) to heavy (clay)

Foliage: Insignificant

Growth Rate: Fast

Type: Deciduous

Benefit: Attracts chickadees, gold finches, deer and beavers, beavers use the stem to build dams. Leaves help build up the humus content of the soil.  Tolerant of polluted soils, can be used for land reclamation, especially on coal tips.