Hers’s Maple Seed

Acer grosser var hersii

£2.50£7.50

Acer davidii subsp. grosseri var hersii

Hers’s Maple is another Snakebark Maple, with olive green bark, striped with white and cream.  It grows to be a small, round headed, graceful tree, sometimes multi-stemmed. The foliage is almost oval  with 3 indistinct lobes. Autumn colour is orange and yellow. No pruning is needed. Useful for a smaller garden.

Pic courtesy of Vojtěch Zavadil, CC BY-SA 3.0  via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

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Description

Acer davidii subsp. grosseri var hersii

Common Name: Hers’s Maple/Snakebark Maple

Native: central China

Provenance: China

Size and Spread(10yrs): 3m x 3m fast growing to start, but slows down with age(mmm, we know the feeling, except the spreading bit, which gets out of control with age!!)

Treatment Required: soak seed for 12hrs then cold stratify for 3-4mths

Seed/kg: 36,500

Ideal Sowing Period: spring

Soil Conditions: fertile, moist but well drained

Planting Instructions: Hardy, but don’t plant in exposed spots. Full sun to part shade

Mature Height: 5m

 

Pic courtesy of Vojtěch Zavadil, CC BY-SA 3.0  via Wikimedia Commons

 

Additional information

Weight N/A
Genus

Acer

Hardiness

Hardy

Interest

bark, foliage

Size

5gm pack (approx150 seed), mini seed pack (approx 25seeds)

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