Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Fertile, well drained soil.
Flowering Period: April - May.
Flower Colour: Pale pink
Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
Habit: Cotinus obovatus grows to be a a large shrub or eventually a small branching tree with a rounded crown if left unpruned.
Height: up to 6 m (20 ft).
Spread: 4 m (13 ft).
Notes: In smaller gardens, Cotinus obovatus can be pruned back hard on a yearly basis to encourage branching and prevent it getting to large. This plant is also known as Cotinus americanus.