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Acer sterculiaceum ssp franchetti
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INFORMATION ONLY - An unusual Acer with interesting leaves native to Central and Western China which was introduced by Ernest Wilson in 1901. This has lovely large, cool green, 3 lobed leaves in spring and summer which can show pretty yellow tints in a good, crisp autumn before falling.

Acer sterculiaceum ssp franchetti also has drooping clusters of relatively large, pale green flowers in late spring or early summer. A handsome tree when established!

Looking for a an Acer with equally interesting leaves? Try Acer carpinifolium

This plant is currently listed on our website for Information Only - Sadly it is not currently available for sale. We hope to have this plant for sale at some point in the future and at this time it will be re-enabled on our website.

  • Position: Full sun or light, partial shade.
  • Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Acer sterculiaceum ssp franchetti grows to be a small, branching tree once established.
    • Height: 6 m (20 ft)
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
  • Notes: This Acer will produce larger, more impressive leaves in sites sheltered from strong winds!


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