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Cultural Details for Acer pseudosieboldianum

Common Name:
Korean Maple, Purplebloom Maple

Growth Rate:
Rounded, upright and stiff. 12-18” per year

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Flowers are composed of reddish purple sepals and creamy petals, usually opening before the leaves.

Fruit Details:
Samara 1-1.25” long, divergent, brown to purple.

Fall Color:
mix of bright yellows, oranges, and reds

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:
native Manchuria and Korea, Cultivated 1903

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
Zone 4 to 7.

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.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.