Acer buergerianum - established tree in late summer
  • Acer buergerianum
  • Acer buergerianum - autumn colour
  • Acer buergerianum - established tree in late summer

Acer buergerianum

£32.00

(Trident Maple) Native to eastern China, Acer buergerianum has glossy green, 3-lobed leaves leaves which can turn brilliant shades of pink, yellow, orange and red in autumn before falling.

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Native to eastern China, Acer buergerianum has glossy green, 3-lobed leaves leaves which can turn brilliant shades of pink, yellow, orange and red in autumn before falling. A handsome tree, this makes an excellent choice for planting in a garden or as a street tree due to its tolerance of air pollution and dry soil conditions.

Acer buergerianum is also often used for Bonsai as it responds very well to pruning.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil. Acer buergerianum is tolerant of dry soil conditions.
  • Hardiness: Fully hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Small or eventually medium sized, branching, spreading tree.
    • Height: 10 m (32 ft) / [up to 5 m (16 ft) after 10 years]
    • Spread: 8 m (26 ft) / [up to 3 m (10 ft) after 10 years]
  • Notes: Acer buergerianum is tolerant of pollution and dry conditions, making it a good ornamental tree for urban areas or street planting.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall), Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Leaf Shape - Unusual or Large

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