Dark green, birch-like leaves that change to yellow in autumn; cream colored, inflated fruits that look like hops.
Full sun to partial shade (actually quite shade tolerant); moist, well drained soils; tolerates dry soils and alkaline sites.
4 - 9
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Can be difficult to transplant due to a taproot.
A slow growing tree, with very hard wood.