Acer sterculiaceum subsp. franchetii

Franchet's Maple

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate -
Mature Height - Shrub or multi-stemmed tree up to 45' in wild, usually much smaller in cultivation.
Mature Width -
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Dioecious; flowers in long yellow green reacemes.
Fruit - Female trees producing samaras to 2 3/8 inches long; seeds occasionally viable.
Leaf - Leaves 6-10 inches wide, mostly five-lobed leaves, however three lobed leaves may be present on the same plant. Tuffs of downy hairs on underside of leaves.
Fall Color - Yellow fall color
Bark - Gray brown and smooth
Other Features -
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Rare in cultivation. Zone 6 Prefers acid soil, and grows slowly
Native Habitat - Native to china and tibet, moutainous regions
Diseases and Insects -
Strength -
Weakness -

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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 sterculiaceum.