This is a fast growing, attractive semi deciduous tree.
It develops a broad vase-shaped habit with slightly pendulous branches.
Bonsai enthusiats love this tree due to the small dark green leaves.
Thes leaves have a neat with serrated edge.
With age, the bark becomes mottled with tones of dark grey, reddish brown and cream.
It makes a good shade tree in a large garden or park.
It can grow more than 10 metres.