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PlantFiles: Ussuri Maple, Red-twig Korean Maple
Acer barbinerve

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Family: Sapindaceae (sap-in-DAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Acer (AY-ser) (Info)
Species: barbinerve (bar-BIN-ner-vee) (Info)

Category:
Trees

Height:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Good Fall Color

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Negative Decumbent On Nov 5, 2006, Decumbent from Cincinnati, OH (Zone 6b) wrote:

I simply cannot make this plant happy. I have purchased a plant and have grown it from seed. The plant simply languishes. Perhaps it is Midwest conditions it does not like. Nevertheless, the foliage is attractive.



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