Area of origin: Europe and Asia.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 30 m (98,4'), width up to 25 m (82').
Soil Type: All.
Hardiness: Hardy to - 20°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
This plant was once found around valleys before the developments took place. It is difficult to find today in the high valleys of the Alps, the massif Central and the Pyrenees. Grows well in all areas that have quite a damp climate. The variety 'Italica' is frequently used to create windbreak hedges.