Three Flower Maple Tree

Three Flower Maple Tree

Three Flower Maple Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Acer triflorum
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Slow to moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to shade; prefers moist, well drained soil; drought and clay soil tolerant; not tolerant of soil compaction and wet soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Rounded and compact when grown in full sun; upright and spreading when grown in shade
Height:   20 to 30'
Weight:   --
Leaf:   Trifoliate leaf; brilliant orange, scarlet, purple and gold fall color; one of the few trees to develop good fall color in shade
Flower/Fruit:   Pink to greenish yellow cluster of 3 flowers; fruit persists into winter
Comments:    Warm light brown to cinnamon-red peeling bark, even at an early age; not readily available due to difficulty in propagation; no serious pest problems; casts moderate to dense shade; easy to transplant
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --