paperbark maple

Acer Griseum

Paperbark maple
This small landscape tree just gets better with age as its papery sheets of bark peel back to reveal new bark. It’s not a large tree and makes an excellent landscape specimen. It looks especially good planted close to the house or in a woodland setting.

Height: 20′ – 25′ (slow grower)

Width: 15′ – 20′

Exposure: Full sun.

Fruit / Flower: Samaras

Fall Color: Scarlet.

Water: Keep well watered while young ( one to 2 years) to establish a strong root system.

Fertilizer: Use a nitrogen rich fertilizer three times a year when establishing.

Pruning: Prune in late winter or early spring. Regular pruning keeps these trees in shape and can prevent major limb breakage.

Image: David J. Stang licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

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