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Acer truncatum


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: 5- to 7-lobed leaves turn from green to gold or red in autumn

Uses: Street tree

Zones: 5-8

Description: From China, this dome-shaped tree reaches 30 ft (9 m) and is a common street tree in northern China but is otherwise uncommon in gardens. The 5 to 7-lobed leaves are greenish purple when young, becoming green and turning gold or red in autumn. The hybrid

Growth Habit: Multi-branched dome-shaped habit

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation

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