Hardiness Zone: 2 – 5

Height: 40 – 80 ft.

Spread: 15 – 30 ft.

Bloom Time: May

Bloom Color: Yellowish (Male); Reddish – brown (Female)

Sun: Full Sun

Soil: Moist acidic well drained – adapts to wide range of soil

Foliage: Showy yellow in fall before it drops its needles

Growth Rate: Slow to medium

Type: Deciduous Conifer

Benefit: Wildlife uses the tree for food and for nesting. Can be planted in a rain garden, the heavy durable wood is used for posts, poles, rough lumber and fuel. It is esthetically appealing and has significant potential as an ornamental.