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