A dense, columnar growth habit makes it ideal for avenues, streets, and smaller spaces. Lustrous dark-green leaves turn vibrant shades of red and orange through autumn. Very wind tolerant. Grows in both dry and poor soils, plus heavy intermittently wet soils. White flowers in spring. Deciduous tree that grows at a fast rate to reach 6m (H) x 3m (W) in 10 years.