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botanical name:
Acer capillipes
Acer capillipes © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Snake-bark Maple
family:  Sapindaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 10.00m
width: 10.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: yellow
stem/bark: multicoloured
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
One of the most attractive of the Snake-bark Maples. Small tree with grey-green bark striped with white and coral-red young growth. Glossy, three-lobed green leaves, turning yellow, orange and red in autumn. Pendant racemes of greenish-white flowers and small pink-flushed, yellowish winged fruits later.

cultivation:
Any reasonable well drained soil in sun or part shade. Prune if required, by removing dead or unwanted branches in late autumn to midwinter.

propagation:
From seed.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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