Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum'

Cappadocian Maple

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Young spring foliage is bright-yellow with orange-red margins. Foliage fades to light-green in summer. Autumn leaves are bright-yellow. Can tolerate periods of drought, but prefers moist, well-drained soils. Has a shallow root system. Avoid planting in windy, exposed areas.

exotic tree Exotic
deciduous tree Deciduous
tolerates light frosts Tolerates light frosts
tolerates drought Tolerates drought
clay soils Clay soils
sandy soils Sandy soils
full sun Full sun
part shade Part shade
street Street
Stem Foliage Flowers Fruit
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Spring

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5m

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Taxonomy and Etymology

Family: Sapindaceae, soapberry family, a family of flowering plants.

Genus: Acer, ācer (Latin, adjective), meaning 'sharp', in reference to the pointed leaves. Commonly known as maple, a genus of various trees and shrubs.

Species: Acer cappadocicum, cappadocicum (Latin + Greek), meaning 'of Cappadocia', in reference to the species' native geographical location which is an ancient region that is now modern-day west central Turkey.

Cultivar: Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum'

Common Name: Cappadocian Maple

Description and Features

Description: Young spring foliage is bright-yellow with orange-red margins. Foliage fades to light-green in summer. Autumn leaves are bright-yellow. Can tolerate periods of drought, but prefers moist, well-drained soils. Has a shallow root system. Avoid planting in windy, exposed areas.

Height: 8m

Width: 5m

Uses: Street

Tolerates: Light frosts, Drought

Soil Type: Clay soils, Sandy soils

Sun and Shade: Full sun, Part shade

Winter Foliage: Deciduous

Origin: Exotic

Foliage:

  • Summer: Green

  • Autumn: Yellow

  • Winter: None

  • Spring: Yellow, Red, Orange

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