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Acer capillipes


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: Striped bark; leaves are dark green turning yellow, orange and red in autumn

Uses: Large gardens Parks

Zones: 5-9

Description: This Japanese tree grows to around 40?ft (12?m) tall with interesting bark and attractive foliage. Its young stems are a bright pinkish red and as they age they develop white-striped green-brown bark typical of the snakebark maples. The leaves are 4?in (1

Growth Habit: Multi-branched habit

Comments: Easy to propagate from seed or cuttings

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