Trident Maple

Acer buergerianum

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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.

Great street tree. Late fall color.

30' at maturity

20' at maturity

Oval to rounded

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

Duck-foot shaped leaves 2-3

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

More Information:
NOTE BEFORE PLANTING: Maples are very popular planting choices, and they represent a disproportionately large percentage of trees planted in many cities. If your heart is set on a maple, go for it! But we recommend choosing a different species to increase the diversity of tree canopy in your community. A more diverse urban forest means less susceptibility to pests and disease for your trees and your neighbors' trees.