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Cultural Details for Acer buergerianum

Common Name:
Trident Maple

Growth Rate:
Slow

Average Mature Height:
25'

Average Mature Width:
25'

Flower Details:
Greenish-yellow, scarcely noticeable, April-May

Fruit Details:
Samara- 0.75-1" long, 0.25" wide

Fall Color:
Yellow, orange, red, late Oct.-Nov.

Bark Details:
Gray-brown-orange, exfoliating, scaly character

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
None serious

Native Habitat:
China

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
Good drought resistance, full sun

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
3422, 3424, 3426

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu