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Acer tschonoskii


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: Leaves turn amber-red in autumn

Uses: Collector's tree

Zones: 5-8

Description: From Japan, this tree or shrub to 40 ft (12 m) is uncommon in gardens. Branches are green and inconspicuously striped. The leaves are up to 4 in (10 cm) long, 5 or 7-lobed and sculptured, turning amber-red in autumn. Viable seed is rarely set. ZONES 5?8.

Growth Habit: Multi-branched habit

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation

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