Acer buergeranum

  • BOTANICAL NAME: Acer buergeranum
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  • Kalopanax pictus ( semptemlobus)
  • PRONUNCIATION:
  • COMMON NAME: Castor-aralia
  • FAMILY:araliaceae
  • NATIVITY: Japan, China, Korea, Sakhalin the Russian far east.
  • GROWTH HABIT: Upright oval shape, 40 to 60' high, 80 to 90 in the wild.
  • HARDINESS: USDA Zones 4 - 7(8).
  • OPTIMUM GROWING CONDITIONS: Full sun. Prefers moist soil.
  • LANDSCAPE VALUE: Good for shade.
  • FOLIAGE: Alternate, simple, 7 to 14" wide, triangular ovate shape, long pointed uniformly toothed margin. Fall color is yellow or red.
  • BUDS:
  • BARK::
  • FLOWER: White flowers from July to early August. Produce in numerous umbels. Bees love the flower.
  • FRUIT: Small fruit, 1/6" wide, black globose drupe. Late to September to October. Very attractive to bird.
  • PROPAGATION:
  • PESTS: None serious.
University of Delaware

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