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Acer caudatum


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: Fissured brown bark; 5-lobed leaves; winged fruits

Uses: Specimen tree

Zones: 4-9

Description: From the eastern Himalayas, Manchuria, upper Myanmar and northern Japan, this maple is found either as a slender tree to 40 ft (12 m) or a spreading shrub to 20 ft (6 m). Leaves with 5 triangular lobes have coarsely serrated margins and dense bristles und

Growth Habit: Multi-branched habit

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation

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