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Acer griseum (Paper Bark Maple)

Acer griseum (Paper Bark Maple)
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Type Tree, Deciduous
Form Compact Rounded Tree
Size Medium Sized Tree (3 to 8m height)
Colours Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Acer griseum Description

This rounded maple will grow to a medium sized tree. This deciduous slow growing tree provides an impressive display of orange - brown bark in winter, and shows good autumn colour. Plant as specimen in grass, or group with other trees.


Acer griseum - Cultivation Notes

This Acer will flourish in any fertile well drained soil. Plant in full sun / partial shade - avoiding very cold exposed areas. During winter trim shoots / branches that obscure trunk to reveal attractive bark, as well as all diseased dying and dead wood.


Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage


Strengths of Acer griseum:

  • Attractive autumn colour
  • Ornamental winter bark / tracery
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations

Weaknesses of Acer griseum

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Acer griseum:

  • Added winter interest from attractive bark or stems

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Common Missspellings: Asir, Acear, Aceia, Achea, Azea, Achia, Asire

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