Chalk Maple, White-bark Maple
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Oval to rounded crown; multistemmedMature Height - 25 to 30’ tallMature Width - 25 to 30’ tallLongevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Yellow-greenFruit - Reddish-brown samaraLeaf - The leaves are opposite and simple, 5-9 cm long and broad, often drooping at the tip. They have 5 or 3 long-pointed lobes with wavy or coarsely toothed edges. They are dark green and hairless above, with a yellow-green and softly pubescent undersideFall Color - Brilliant yellow to orange to deep redBark - Pale gray to chalky white bark on upper part of trunkOther Features - Native; pale gray to chalky white bark on upper part of trunk; a small "version " of sugar maple; pest free; excellent heat tolerancePossible Use - Shade treeSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Sun to shade; moist, well drained soil; drought tolerantNative Habitat - Diseases and Insects - None significantStrength - 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 saccharum.