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Trident Maple

Acer buergerianum

Fall Colors

Characteristics:
Vigorous, small maple with bright red to burgundy fall color and attractive flaking bark.

Growing Conditions:
Prefers full sun and well-drained, acidic soil. Drought tolerant once established.

Uses:
Great street tree. Late fall color.

Height:
30' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Oval to rounded

Flowers:
Small, inconspicuous yellow-green flowers form in slightly rounded clusters at the end of branches.

Leaves:
Duck-foot shaped leaves 2-3

Bark:
Scaly, exfoliating on older trunk and branches. Gray outer bark flakes off revealing lighter reddish-brown patches.

Native to China.