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Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 6-30 feet
Plant Spread: 15-20 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Uses: Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Vine Maple
  • Mountain Maple
  • Oregon Vine Maple
  • Maple

  • Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Nov 27, 2013 11:30 AM concerning plant:
    Native in the Pacific Northwest, found in the understory of coniferous forests, often hugging a larger tree. Vine maples are usually the first trees to turn color in the fall, and put on a vivid show against the evergreens. They spread by underground roots, making them a bit difficult to transplant. I have had some luck using a saw to cut through the side roots to lift a young sapling (moving from my own back woods). These trees are often used in restoration or mitigation plantings.
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