Trident Maple

BOTANICAL NAME: Acer buergerianum

Plant Description: Small deciduous tree. Trunk usually appears short with low ascending branches
Growth Form: Narrow domed to oval rounded canopy
Growth Rate: Slow to moderate
Height: Approximately 6-10 metres
Canopy: Approximately 3-6 metres
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Leaf Colour: New foliage often a rich bronze to purple colour maturing to an almost lustrous dark green. Autumn colour varies from yellow to orange to red.
Flower Colour: Green/yellow, showy
Flowering Time: Spring
Tolerance to Frost: Moderate Frost Tolerance
Tolerance to Drought: Moderate to High Drought Tolerance
Bark: Mottled pale grey-brown-orange, appears scaly or flaky and is exfoliated in plates
Light Requirements: Full sun, part shade