Habit: Medium-sized to tall tree, 15-20 (25) m tall, 10-14 m wide;
irregularly arched crown, oval to rotund, slow-growing, 25-35 cm a year.
Flowers: Greenish yellow, bell-shaped cymes before budburst in April.
Fruits: Winged nuts, nearly parallel to acute.
Leaves: Dull green above, bright green beneath; one to five-lobed, irregularly dentate, long stalks; autumn colour yellow-orange to lush red-orange, ornamental.
Roots: Fine roots with flatly spreading main roots.
Bark: Dark grey with age, shallowly sulcate.
Demands: Sun to shade; frost hardy; demands an open root space; moderately tolerant to salt.
Soil: Constantly moist, well-drained substrates; tolerant to various pH, prefers slightly acidic spots.
Hardiness: Zone 5b