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Acer buergerianum

 Suitable Substitutions for Acer buergerianum

Acer griseum

Acer griseum

Paperbark Maple

 

More About Acer buergerianum

  • Variable in habit and leaf, even within the species
  • Naturally a large shrub, it can be trained into tree form
  • Yellowish flowers appear with the leaves
  • Seeds become evident mid-fall, often so heavy they interfere with the leaves
  • Leathery, three-lobed, glossy leaves emerge bronze-purple, changing to green
  • Fall colours are variable in colours of yellow, orange or red and sometimes purple
  • Useful as a single specimen
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

Native to Japan, this species of maple lends itself well to bonsai and full grown specimens.

Zone:

5

Height:

8-10 m

Spread:

7-8 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Trident Maple, Three Toothed Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerant of a wide range of soils and pH, it grows best in a moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade.


Acer buergerianum Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Tree form
Multi-stem/Clump form

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen