Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Drought, Loamy, Sandy, Well Drained
The leaves of the smoketree are browsed by deer and other big game.
The smoketree is a native of Eurasia and has long been a favorite shrub or small tree for garden plantings, along property lines and along the borders of landscaped areas. It was introduced into America as early as 1656 and was commonly available in nurseries by 1790. It is a species with many names including smokebush, European smoketree, cloud tree, wig tree, mist tree and Jupiter's beard.