Japanese Stripped Bark Maple Tree

Japanese Stripped Bark Maple Tree

Japanese Stripped Bark Maple Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Acer capillipes
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Round head; low branches
Height:   30 to 35'
Weight:   --
Leaf:   4 to 7" opposite, simple leaves; new leaves are bright red; bright green in summer; yellow to red fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Greenish white flowers on 2.5 to 4" pendulous raceme; attractive samara in fall
Comments:    Young branches are greenish to reddish brown with white stripes; most heat tolerant snakebark maple
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --