- BOTANICAL NAME: Acer buergeranum
- Kalopanax pictus ( semptemlobus)
- COMMON NAME: Castor-aralia
- NATIVITY: Japan, China, Korea, Sakhalin the Russian far east.
- GROWTH HABIT: Upright oval shape, 40 to 60' high, 80 to 90 in the wild.
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.
- 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.