Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - SlowMature Height - 30-50'Mature Width - 20-33'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Yellowish flowers borne in slender pendulous 2-3' long racemes. The female on longer inflorescences than the males. MayFruit - 1.25" glabrous fruit borne in pairs horizontallyLeaf - Lustrous dark green, simple, opposite arrangement, ovate to ovate-oblong, 3 to 6" long, 1.5-2.5" wide. Rounded at base, with a central midrib and no prominent lobes. Petiole 0.75-2" longFall Color - Yellow/red fall colorBark - Green with vertical white stripes, becoming gray and cracked with ageOther Features - Attractive, dark green, 3-lobed leaves, ornamental bark, especially when youngPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Does not do well in most U.S. gardens, prefers partially shaded woods with well-drained, moist, slightly acidic soil, exists as an understory plant in it's native region. Zone 5-7.Native Habitat - Native to Central China. Introduced 1879 and 1902.Diseases and Insects - Susceptible to typical maple diseases: anthracnose, verticillium wilt, bacterial leaf spot, bleeding canker, forest tent caterpillar, maple leaf cutter, leafhopper, bladder-gall mite, boxelder bug, among others.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Maple.- Other plants of the family Aceraceae.- Other plants of the genus Acer.- Other plants of the species Acer davidii.