A well-behaved shade tree that grows to 40 ft. at maturity and is good along streets. It is also good for sidewalks due to its columnar form. It has dark green leaves that turn yellow or red in the fall. The variety Fastigiata is columnar and used to create large scale screens or hedges when pruned. Needs to be planted in full sun to partial shade, well-drained soil that has organic matter added and watered once every 7-10 days. This deciduous tree does not need protection. It is not disease prone, but is temperature sensitive.