Small tree or large shrub, 20-30 feet tall with similar width.
Prefers well-drained moist soils. Sun.
Small size, fine textured leaves, and wonderful fall color make this a highly desirable tree.
Opposite, simple, 3 to 6 inches across, roundish 7- to 11- lobed, lobes ovate to lanceolate shape, cordate base, margins sharply and irregularly toothed. Possibly yellow and crimson fall color.
Buds are valvate lustrous red color buds.
Grayish bark with red-brown patches.
Purplish red .5 inch diameter flower. Blooming from April, the flowers persist and present as leaves mature.
1 inch long and wings range from near horizontal to forming to obtuse angle
Seed, cuttings, or grafting.
'Aconitifolium' - Leaves deeply cut.
'Aureum' - golden yellow leaves.
'Green Cascade' - weeping, finely divided leaves.
'Junihitoe' - leaves are smaller with 11 lobes.
'Vitifolium' - larger leaves and fabulous fall color.