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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: Bark is striped; leaves 3- to 5-lobed, turning amber in autumn

Uses: Autumn color Foliage contrast Bark contrast

Zones: 4-8

Description: From central and eastern North America, this is usually a large shrub and occasionally a spreading tree to 30 ft (9 m) with dense branch structure and greenish bark, indistinctly striped. The 3 to 5-lobed leaves are sharply serrated and smooth on the unde

Growth Habit: Multi-branched spreading habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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