Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - 12-18” per year. Young trees are upright-oval in outline but with age may become distinctly mushroom-like and broad spreadingMature Height - 20-30’Mature Width - 20-30’Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Small, fragrant, yellowish flowers born in 2-4” long slender racemes. Early springFruit - The samaras are 1” long and diverge at an angle of 60 degrees or less.Leaf - Opposite, trifoliate, each leaflet 1.5-3” long, ovate to elliptic, medium green above, glabrous, whitish tufts in axils of veins below. Zelkova-like serrations, petiole- 3-4” long, reddish purple.Fall Color - foliage changes to yellow and red in fall (not always a showy display)Bark - smooth, slightly dimpled gray barkOther Features - Low hanging branches.Possible Use - For use in lawnSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Prefers moist, well drained, acidic soil (tolerates acidic) in part shade or full sun. Zones 5-7Native Habitat - Native to JapanDiseases and Insects - Strength - noteworthy landscape plantWeakness - leaf drop can occur in hot, dry sitesPlants 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 cissifolium.