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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

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