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Acer triflorum

Common Name(s):
Three-flower maple
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Warm, light brown to cinnamon red, peeling bark, even at an early age; not readily available due to difficulty in propagation; no serious pest problems; casts moderate to dense shade; easy to transplant

Height:
20-30 ft.
Flower:
Pink to greenish yellow cluster of 3 flowers; fruit persists into winter
Zones:
4-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil; drought and clay soil tolerant; not tolerant of soil compaction and wet soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Rounded and compact when grown in full sun; upright and spreading when grown in shade
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Leaf:
Trifoliate leaf; brilliant orange, scarlet, purple and gold fall color; one of the few trees to develop good fall color in shade

NCCES plant id: 1898

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