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Cappadocian Maple Acer cappadocicum

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
AY-ser kap-puh-DOH-see-kum
Description

 

Site: Sun; range of soil types

Native range is N. Turkey to Pakistan.

Not commonly found in North America.

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • Aureum
Tags:
#sun#deciduous#fall color#yellow#full sun#tree#maple#rapid growth#rapid growth rate#grows fast#non-showy flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • Aureum
Tags:
#sun#deciduous#fall color#yellow#full sun#tree#maple#rapid growth#rapid growth rate#grows fast#non-showy flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Acer
    Species:
    cappadocicum
    Family:
    Sapindaceae
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Caucasus, Asia Minor, Northern India
    Dimensions:
    Height: 25 ft. 0 in. - 30 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 20 ft. 0 in. - 25 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Rounded
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Available Space To Plant:
    12-24 feet
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    Non-showy
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Leaf Margin:
    Lobed
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves are 3 to 6 in., opposite, and simple with 5 to 7 lobes. They have golden/ yellow fall color.
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Dark Gray
    Green
    Bark Description:
    Mature bark is greenish-gray and furrowed
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Lawn