Acer buergeranum

  • BOTANICAL NAME: Acer buergeranum
  • PRONUNCIATION: A-ser
  • COMMON NAME: Nikko Maple
  • FAMILY: Aceraceae
  • NATIVITY: Japan and central China.
  • GROWTH HABIT: Slowly growing vase shape tree, round-headed 20 to 30' tall.
  • HARDINESS: USDA Zones (4)5 - 7.
  • OPTIMUM GROWING CONDITIONS: Prefers well-drained, moist soils.
  • LANDSCAPE VALUE: Good tree for small residential lots. Street tree. Deserves more use.
  • FOLIAGE:Opposite, trifoliate compound leaf, 2 to 5" long, ovate to elliptic oblong shape, acute apex. Yellow, red , purple color in fall.
  • BUDS: Imbricate pyramid shape scales cover the buds.
  • BARK:
  • Flower: Yellow color, 1/2" diameter, usually 3 together on drooping pedicels in May
  • FRUIT:Thick densely pubescent samara with 1 to 2" long upright wing.
  • PROPAGATION:
  • PESTS:
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