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botanical name:
Acer griseum
Acer griseum © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Paperbark Maple
family:  Sapindaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 9.00m
width: 7.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: light green
stem/bark: orange
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Ascending branches forming slender high-crowned tree. Smallish lobed leaves. Good Autumn colours. Orange-brown old bark peeling to reveal cinnamon coloured new bark. Yellow flowers in May and relatively large, winged seeds in autumn.

Tolerant of chalk soils, but gives best autumn colour on neutral to acid soil. Prune if required, by removing dead or unwanted branches in late autumn to midwinter.

From seed.

other notes:
pronounced: AY-ser GRIS-ee-um

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