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Acer diabolicum


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: Smooth gray bark; large, 5-lobed, coarsely toothed leaves

Uses: Parks Specimen tree

Zones: 5-8

Description: From the mountain forests of Japan, this species is named after the paired horn-like projections from the seeds. A tree to 50 ft (15 m), it is sometimes much smaller with smooth gray bark. The large, 5-lobed leaves are coarsely toothed. The pendulous yell

Growth Habit: Multi-branched habit

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation

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