Acer davidii - handsome bark
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Acer davidii - handsome bark

Acer davidii

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(Snakebark Maple or Père David's Maple) A handsome small or eventually medium sized deciduous tree native to central Chin with eye-catching bark covered with snake-like white stripes.

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Supplied Size:
  • 3L pot (2-3 years old, 80 - 100 cm tall)

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Standard - £6.95*

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Priority - £15

(Within 1 - 2 working days)

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An ornamental tree native to central China, Acer davidii has bark covered with snake-like white stripes which are particularly eye-catching in winter. The leaves are dark green in spring and summer, turning shades of orange and yellow before falling in autumn.

Acer davidii makes a fine garden tree ideal for planting in a sheltered position, either as a standalone specimen or as part of a woody border. Particularly good next to a path or door, where the elegant habit and winter bark is best appreciated.

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Acer davidii requires shelter from cold winter winds.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Acer davidii grows to be a small or eventually a medium sized, branching tree.
    • Height: 15 m (50 ft) / [up to 6 m (20 ft) after 10 years]
    • Spread: 15 m (50 ft) / [up to 5 m (16 ft) after 10 years]

How Much Sun
Light Shade, Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (4m - 8m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy
Special Features
Ornamental Bark, Rare and Unusual, Habit - Architectural
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