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Acer pectinatum


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 35 ft (10 m)

Cultivation: Deep, moist, well-drained soil

Features: White striped bark; dark green 3-lobed leaves turn yellow-orange in autumn

Uses: Autumn color Shade tree

Zones: 5-9

Description: This species from the Himalayas and central and western China is one of the snakebark maples allied to Acer davidii and A. pensylvanicum. In growth habit and foliage it is very similar to A. davidii, but the leaves are duller and the

Growth Habit: Multi-branched

Comments: Several sub- species available

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