Snakebark Maple (Acer davidii)

Common names:
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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: 30-50ft
Plant Spread: 20-40ft
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Ovate, unlobed (occasionally shallow-lobed), opposite, dark green leaves (3-6" long) have serrulate or doubly serrate margins. Excellent yellow to orange to red fall color.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: yellowish flowers
Flower Time: Other: April
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree

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The beauty of Bark, Flowers, and LeavesThe beauty of Bark, Flowers, and Leaves
April 25, 2010

As spring unfolds its true majesty, we gasp at the beauty of spring flowers and rightly so. But there are also some wonderful delights to see in plants, in their bark or in the colour and texture of their leaves.

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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2018-08-25
By kniphofia
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2018-08-25
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Location: London, England!Date: 2014-09-28A wonderful and origianl Acer davidii, in my garden.
By NEILMUIR1
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Location: My Garden London, England.Date: 2014-09-28The bark of my young snakebark maple.
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, YorkshireDate: 2016-10-21
By kniphofia
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