Kyushu Maple (Acer capillipes)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 30-40 feet
Plant Spread: 30-40 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Broad-ovate, glabrous, three-lobed leaves (to 5 inches long) with large central lobes and serrated edges emerge reddish in spring, but mature to dark green. Young shoots, leaf stalks and veins are reddish in color. Excellent orange to red fall color.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees

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May 11, 2012

May is the month when late spring blooms are going strong and early summer blooms are getting ready to show off. The living is good for honey bees.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 2, 2012 10:25 AM

Honey bees get nectar and light yellow pollen from this plant.

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