Rough Barked Maple (Acer triflorum)

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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 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 25-30ft (densely-branched, rounded crown)
Plant Spread: 25-30ft
Leaves: Good fall color
Other: Prefers moist, acidic soils with good drainage. Best ornamental features are its attractive shape, exfoliating bark and fall color. Medium green trifoliate leaves (leaflets to 3" long) turn vibrant shades of orange to red in autumn. Ash-brown bark exfolia
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-yellow
Flower Time: Other: April


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Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Dec 18, 2018 3:57 PM

I have occasionally seen this small maple tree species from Manchuria and Japan in parks and public landscapes in southeast Pennsylvania. It is a pretty woody plant with interesting bark. It is new on the market.

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