They are fully to frost hardy and will grow in a variety of climates as long as they protection from strong winds. They prefer fertile, moist, but well-drained, acidic soil, with a position in full sun or semi-shade. They are not resistant to strong winds, and should have the shelter of other trees.
You can propagate from cuttings in the summer or seed in autumn.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Root rot may be problematic.