Acer carpinifolium

Hornbeam Maple

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Moderate growth rate; Vased shaped, multi-stemmed and round headed
Mature Height - 20-25’ in landscape
Mature Width - 20-25’ in landscape
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - greenish flowers are borne in short glabrous racemes in may
Fruit - 0.75” long samaras diverge at a right or obtuse angle.
Leaf - Opposite, simple, ovate-oblong, 3-5” long, one-half as wide, long acuminate, subcordate to truncate, doubly serrate, glabrous or nearly so at maturity, dark green; petiole-0.5” long
Fall Color - Leaves change to rich gold and brown in autumn.
Bark - Bark is smooth and gray.
Other Features -
Possible Use - Small lawn tree
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Prefers moist, well drained soil in part shade; Zone (4)5 to 7; pH adaptable. In the wild this tree exists as an under story plant. Can be rooted from August cuttings.
Native Habitat - Japan. Introduced 1881
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 carpinifolium.