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Acer mono

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
AY-ser mon-oh
Description

Quite hardy

 

Site: Sun; well-drained soil

Cultivars:
Tags:
#gold#red#sun#deciduous#fall color#full sun#crimson#tree#maple#red leaves#fall foliage#rapid growth rate#grows fast#gold leaves#crimson leaves
Cultivars:
Tags:
#gold#red#sun#deciduous#fall color#full sun#crimson#tree#maple#red leaves#fall foliage#rapid growth rate#grows fast#gold leaves#crimson leaves
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Acer
    Species:
    mono
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Rounded
    Spreading
    Vase
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Flower Description:
    Greenish yellow flowers
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Leaf Margin:
    Lobed
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    3 to 6 in. opposite, simple leaves with 5 to 7 short triangular lobes; new leaves are bronze; bright green in summer and resistant to sunburn; bright gold with crimson fall color
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No