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Acer henryi


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: 3-part leaves are bluish olive green; drooping clusters of winged fruits

Uses: Specimen tree

Zones: 6-8

Description: From mountain forests in central China, this is a spreading dome-shaped tree to 30 ft (9 m). The bark has bluish striations. The 3-part compound leaves of bluish olive green resemble those of Acer cissifolium with which it is often confused. Yellow

Growth Habit: Spreading dome-shaped habit

Comments: True species rare in cultivation

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