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Mature Height- 30-50 Ft, Spread - 20-30', USDA hardy zone 2-9, Sun or Shade? Either, Drought Tolerant

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Box Elder Tree

Hardy Planting Zones:3-8
Height at Maturity: 30-80 feet.
Soil Requirements: Almost any soil, although it prefers wet soil.
The Box Elder tree is a hardy shade tree that does well in urban areas since it can thrive in regions near pavement.
The tree can have a short slightly thick trunk or multiple thinner trunks.
It has compound leaves of 3 to 5 leaflets which turn a lovely yellow in the autumn. In the spring it produces samaras also known by the whimsical names “maple wings” or "helicopters." Birds and squirrels love these fruits.