Vine Maple Seed

Acer circinatum

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Vine Maple is a fine, medium sized deciduous tree with elegant and graceful habit.  It can also be grown as a large, multi-stemmed shrub. The small, lime green flowers in tassels in spring are followed by red, winged, sycamore -like seeds. The fresh green leaves are rounded but lobed and turn fantastically bright in autumn – reds, oranges and yellows. It is perfect species for bonsai.

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Description

Acer circinatum

Common Name: Vine Maple

Native: California up to British Columbia

Provenance: USA

Size and Spread (10 years): 5m x 5m

Treatment required: seed is deeply dormant and after soaking for 24hrs needs 34 weeks stratification.

Seed/kg: 10,000

Ideal sowing period: late spring for stratified seed

Planting instructions: semi shade in a sheltered spot. Strong wind will shred the leaves.

Mature Height: 5-8m

Pic courtesy of Angilbas at the English Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/>, via Wikimedia Commons

Additional information

Genus

Acer

Hardiness

Hardy

Interest

autumn foliage

Life Cycle

shrub, tree

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