December 15
Login Register Home
Gardening Blogs
Glossay of Terms Meaning of words and their reference
Plant Orders Orders of plant that can be browsed
Plant Families Plant families and you can also drill into the genus
Featured Links

Acer sikkimense


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: Leaves are unlobed, leathery and dark green

Uses: Collector's tree

Zones: 8-9

Description: Native to Sikkim and Assam in India, Bhutan, Myanmar and Yunnan Province in China, this tree is also known as Acer hookeri. Reaching 40 ft (12 m) in its habitat, it is usually much smaller in cultivation and can be a semi-deciduous shrub in cold cl

Growth Habit: Multi-branched spreading habit

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation

Copyright © Yasna Inc. 2006. All Rights Reserved