Acer buergerianum -
- Common Name(s):
- Trident maple
- Mino Yatabusa, Naputo Kaede, Street Wise
Tolerant of wind, salt, drought, air pollution, and soil compaction; may suffer breakage with ice storms; fall color varies greatly; possible tree for restricted root zone sites; with age bark exfoliates revealing gray, orange, brown color; does not develop leaf scorch during drought. This plant is moderately salt tolerant.
Play Value: Wildlife Enhancement
- 25-35 ft.
- Insignificant flower
- Sun; well drained soil; tolerates dry, infertile sites
- Upright; rounded crown
- 20-30 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Slow to moderate
- 1.5 to 3.5 in. opposite, simple leaf with 3 lobes; new growth often bronze to purple; yellow, orange, red fall color; colors later than most maples
NCCES plant id: 1871