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Acer oliverianum


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: 5-lobed dark green leaves turn golden in autumn

Uses: Background tree Sheltered gardens

Zones: 6-8

Description: A rare tree growing to 30 ft (9 m) or often a large shrub, Acer oliverianum is native to Hubei and Yunnan Provinces in China. The 5-lobed leaves are up to 5 in (12 cm) long and are dark green, of thick texture and turn gold in autumn. Winged fruits

Growth Habit: Multi-branched spreading habit

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation

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