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Acer sterculiaceum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: Green leaves with 3 to 5 pointed lobes

Uses: Collector's tree

Zones: 5?9

Description: Widely distributed in the Himalayas and China, this species is rather variable, with 3 subspecies recognised. It makes a medium sized tree up to about 40 ft (12 m) with thick branches and a spreading habit. Leaves are 6 in (15 cm) or more wide with 3 to 5

Growth Habit: Multi-branched spreading habit

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation





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