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Acer capillipes

Common Name(s):
Japanese stripped-bark maple
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Young branches are greenish to reddish brown with white stripes; most heat tolerant snakebark maple

Height:
30-35 ft.
Flower:
Greenish white flowers on 2.5 to 4 in. pendulous raceme; attractive samara in fall
Zones:
5-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Round head; low branches
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
4 to 7 in. opposite, simple leaves; new leaves are bright red; bright green in summer; yellow to red fall color
Tags:
deciduous, tree, maple, fall color

NCCES plant id: 1873

Acer capillipes Acer capillipes leaves
Wendy Cutler, CC BY - 2.0
Acer capillipes Acer capillipes fall leaves
Wendy Cutler, CC BY - 2.0
Acer capillipes Acer capillipes samaras in tree
Wendy Cutler, CC BY - 2.0
Acer capillipes Acer capillipes tree
Wendy Cutler, CC BY - 2.0