Eastern United States. Fast growth to 60–80 ft., eventually spreading to 40 ft. wide; considerably larger in the wild. Straight, columnar trunk, with spreading, rising branches that form a tall, pyramidal crown. The 5- to 6-in. leaves are unique; variously described as lyre shaped, saddle shaped, or truncated, they’re like blunt-tipped maple leaves missing the end lobe—a bit like a tulip silhouette. Flowers look like small tulips. This tree delivers reliable yellow fall color in mild-winter climates.
This variety of rue is dense and compact, with a fine gray-blue color.
Gray-green, 2–5-in.-wide rosettes spread quickly to form clumps to 2 ft. or wider. Leaves have r...
Eastern United States. Fast growth to 60–80 ft., eventually spreading to 40 ft. wide; considerab...