Boone County Arboretum
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Cultural Details for Acer barbinerve

Common Name:
Ussuri Maple, Red-twig Korean Maple, Bearded Maple

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:
20-30'

Average Mature Width:
30-40'

Flower Details:
Yellowish, in April

Fruit Details:

Fall Color:
Bright Yellow

Bark Details:
Gray and smooth; young stems green-red; reddish, pointed, villous buds

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:
Native to China, Manchuria, and Korea, Acer barbinerve, very uncommon in cultivation, is a small tree reaching around 30 feet in height.

Other Features:
Overall, a nice tree, with bright red stems and yellow fall foliage, which could add nice color to any landscape. It is a rare, trouble free tree that would make a fine addition to any plant collector's landscape.

Culture and Care:
Zone 4-8

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:

    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