Trident Maple Tree

Trident Maple Tree

Trident Maple Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Acer buergerianum
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Slow to moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; well drained soil; tolerates dry, infertile sites
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Upright; rounded crown
Height:   25 to 35'
Weight:   20 to 30'
Leaf:   1.5 to 3.5" opposite, simple leaf with 3 lobes; new growth often bronze to purple; yellow, orange, red fall color; colors later than most maples
Flower/Fruit:   Insignificant flower
Comments:    Tolerant of wind, salt, drought, air pollution, and soil compaction; may suffer breakage with ice storms; fall color varies greatly; possible tree for restricted root zone sites; with age bark exfoliates revealing gray, orange, brown color; does not develop leaf scorch during drought
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Mino Yatabusa,Naputo Kaede, Street Wise