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Acer acuminatum


Order: Sapindales
   Family: Aceraceae
            Genus: Acer
                        Specie: Acer acuminatum

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: 3- to 5-lobed green leaves turn yellow in autumn

Uses: Specimen tree

Zones: 5-8

Description: From the western Himalayas, this species is usually a green-barked multi-stemmed tree to 30 ft (9 m). Fresh green leaves turn yellow in autumn. The 3 to 5-lobed leaves, with elongated tail-like lobes, have red stalks. The winged fruits are 1?11?2 in (25?3

Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed habit

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation

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