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Acer pentaphyllum


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Deep, moist, well-drained soil

Features: 5-lobed leaves turn yellow-amber in autumn

Uses: Collector's tree

Zones: 7-9

Description: Native to southern Sichuan Province in China, this striking and elegant small tree to 30 ft (9 m) is believed to be extinct in the wild. In cultivation it is uncommon because propagation is by grafting onto understock which is not closely related. The lea

Growth Habit: Slender multi-branched habit

Comments: Thought to be extinct in the wild

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