• Description: Deciduous broadleaf tree. Plants can be male or female; both are needed for fruit. Grows up to 25m tall. Distinctive fan-shaped leaves turn bright yellow in the fall.
  • Habitat: Grows in hardiness zones 4-9. Soil pH between 5.0-8.0, deep draining sandy soil, and full to partial sun. Drought and salt tolerant.
  • Edibility: Leaves can be made into teas used for improving cognitive function and circulation issues. Nuts are delicious after separation from stinky fruits.
  • Fun Fact: Linked to a primitive family of tree commonly found 160 million years ago in China, it’s one of the world’s oldest living tree species!

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