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Paperbark Maple

Acer griseum

GIS Coordinate:
N40 21.063 W94 52.897

Trail Number:
G32

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Description

Family:
Aceraceae

Foliage:
Leaves opposite and composed of three leaflets. Each leaflet 2 to 2.5 inches long.

Native Locale:
Central China

Mature Height:
20 to 30 feet

Mature Width:
40 to 50 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 5 to 7(8)

Soil Preference:
Prefers well drained and moist, performs well in clay soils

Growth Habit:
Upright- oval, oval or rounded.

Rate of Growth:
Slow, 6 to 12 inches per year over a 10 to 15 year period

Disease and Insect:
None Serious

Landscape Value:
Stems exfoliate to expose rich brown and cinnamon colors. Leaves dark to bluish green in summer and bronze to red in the fall.

Additional Notes:
n/a

Photos

Bark - Paperbark MapleLeaf - Paperbark MapleSummer - Paperbark MapleSummer '08 - Paperbark MapleSummer '08 Bark - Paperbark Maple