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Vine Maple Acer circinatum

Phonetic Spelling
A-ser sir-SIN-a-tum
Description

Vine Maple is a vine-like deciduous tree or large shrub native to moist woodlands and streambanks in western North America.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#fall color#small tree#stream banks#large shrub#woodland#yellow fall color#red fall color#orange fall color#deciduous tree
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#fall color#small tree#stream banks#large shrub#woodland#yellow fall color#red fall color#orange fall color#deciduous tree
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Acer
    Species:
    circinatum
    Family:
    Sapindaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Western North America
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Spreading
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Type:
    Samara
    Fruit Length:
    1-3 inches
    Fruit Description:
    2 winged samara deep red when mature 2" long
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Leaf Margin:
    Dentate
    Lobed
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Almost round heart shaped base lobed or toothed. If planted in the sun red, orange or yellow fall color will develop.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Riparian
    Woodland
    Design Feature:
    Small Tree