Acer spicatum

Botanical Name: Acer spicatum

Common Name:
Mountain Maple

Plant Hardiness: Zone 3

Flower: Small greenish yellow flowers form a long raceme that stands 3 to 6 inches above the leaves

Bloom Time: June

Foliage: Light green leaves darken during the summer before turning yellow, orange and red in the fall

Fruit: Clusters of samaras hang below the foliage

Habit: Usually a small, shrubby tree with a short trunk and low branching

Size: Varies from 10 to 30 feet tall in its native habitat with a spread about the same as its height

Sun Exposure: Partial shade to full shade. This tree grows naturally as an understory plant

Native Habitat: Central and Eastern North America from Canada to northern Georgia

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