Acer davidii

David Maple

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Slow
Mature 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. May
Fruit - 1.25" glabrous fruit borne in pairs horizontally
Leaf - 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" long
Fall Color - Yellow/red fall color
Bark - Green with vertical white stripes, becoming gray and cracked with age
Other Features - Attractive, dark green, 3-lobed leaves, ornamental bark, especially when young
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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.
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- Other plants with the common name Maple.
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