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BlueBell Nursery - Trees & Shrubs - Acer - Acer truncatum


Acer truncatum
Shantung Maple

Acer truncatum
Acer truncatum
Acer truncatum
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We're sorry, this plant is currently out of stock! New specimens will be available later in the year. Please email us at sales@bluebellnursery.com or telephone us on (01530) 413700 to order in advance.

Description

A native of Northern China and Korea, Acer truncatum is an elegant, handsome and easy to grow tree with fantastic autumn colour. The leaves have five triangular lobes and emerge in spring tinted reddish purple, darkening to green in summer before turning vivid shades of yellow, orange, purple or red in autumn.

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  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil. Acer truncatum is tolerant of dry soil conditions.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Acer truncatum appreciated shelter from strong winds.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Small or eventually medium sized, densely branching tree with a rounded crown.
    • Height: 8 m (26 ft) / [up to 5 m (16 ft) after 10 years]
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft) / [up to 3 m (10 ft) after 10 years]
  • Notes: Acer truncatum will produce better autumn colour in lime free or acid soils and once established is reasonably tolerant of dry conditions and heat.

 


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