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Paperbark Maple

Acer griseum

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An easy to grow architectural but small spreading deciduous tree. It has tactile peeling attractive papery orange-brown bark and striking crimson and scarlet colour foliage in autumn. Small yellow flowers in summer.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Autumn

Propagation

Notes
Propagate by seed or grafting. Juvenile cuttings are easier to root

Special features

Autumn colour
Attractive leaves

Geography

Origin
China, Asia

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
Grown as a specimen tree in parks and sensory gardens for it's peeling bark

Personality

Family
Sapindaceae
Scent
None

Problems

Horse chestnut scale and Verticillium wilt may be problems
Aphids
Aphids
Aphidoidea spp.

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