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Cultural Details for Acer x tegmentosum 'White Tigress'

Common Name:
White Tigress Snake Bark (Manchustriped) Maple

Growth Rate:
Slow

Average Mature Height:
20-30'

Average Mature Width:
15-20'

Flower Details:
Yellowish-green flowers held on 3-4" pendulous racemes

Fruit Details:
Samara 1.75" long, held nearly horizontal.

Fall Color:
Golden yellow

Bark Details:
Green bark with pronounced white striations, pattern develops over time. Green portion turns reddish in winter

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Susceptible to typical maple diseases: anthracnose, verticillium wilt, bacterial leaf spot, bleeding cankar, forest tent caterpillar, maple leaf cutter, leafhopper, bladder-gall mite, boxelder bug, among others

Native Habitat:
Korea, northeast China

Other Features:
Exceptional bark, better in cooler climates

Culture and Care:
Prefers partially shaded woods, well-drained moist, slightly acidic soil: exists as an under-story tree in it's native habitat

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
8470

    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