Host to 21 species of Lepidoptera, including the eastern tiger swallowtail.
A tall, straight, deciduous tree, up to 150 ft. tall (sometimes taller)
Water Use: Medium
Wetland indicator status: FACU
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Rich, moist soils.
Use Wildlife: This is a favorite nesting tree for birds and the flowers attract hummingbirds.
Attracts: Birds , Butterflies , Hummingbirds
Deer resistance: High