Acer griseum

Paperbark Maple

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A tidy and slender, erect-growing Chinese maple. Beautiful chestnut-brown, smooth bark peels in thin strips revealing brighter, cinnamon-red wood beneath. Comes into leaf in late-spring, evading a lot of the damaging spring winds. Fiery-red and orange autumn leaves. Prefers moist, well-drained soils and grows well in clay soils. Does not tolerate drought or dry soils. Great for bonsai.

exotic tree Exotic
deciduous tree Deciduous
ornamental bark tree Ornamental bark
tolerates windy sites Tolerates windy sites
tolerates light frosts Tolerates light frosts
tolerates heavy frosts Tolerates heavy frosts
clay soils Clay soils
sandy soils Sandy soils
full sun Full sun
part shade Part shade
Stem Foliage Flowers Fruit
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Spring

10 Year Size

tree shape
7m
5m

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Taxonomy and Etymology

Family: Sapindaceae, soapberry family, a family of flowering trees, lianas, and herbaceous plants that occur in many temperate and tropical regions.

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 griseum, grīseum (Latin, adjective), meaning 'grey', in reference to the silver-grey undersides of this species' leaves.

Common Name: Paperbark Maple

Description and Features

Description: A tidy and slender, erect-growing Chinese maple. Beautiful chestnut-brown, smooth bark peels in thin strips revealing brighter, cinnamon-red wood beneath. Comes into leaf in late-spring, evading a lot of the damaging spring winds. Fiery-red and orange autumn leaves. Prefers moist, well-drained soils and grows well in clay soils. Does not tolerate drought or dry soils. Great for bonsai.

Height: 7m

Width: 5m

Tolerates: Windy, Light frosts, Heavy frosts

Soil Type: Clay soils, Sandy soils

Sun and Shade: Full sun, Part shade

Winter Foliage: Deciduous

Origin: Exotic

Types: Ornamental bark

Stem:

  • Summer: Brown, Red, Orange

  • Autumn: Brown, Red, Orange

  • Winter: Brown, Red, Orange

  • Spring: Brown, Red, Orange

Foliage:

  • Summer: Green

  • Autumn: Orange, Red

  • Winter: None

  • Spring: Green

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