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PlantFiles: Hornbeam-leaved Maple, Hornbeam Maple
Acer carpinifolium

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Family: Sapindaceae (sap-in-DAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Acer (AY-ser) (Info)
Species: carpinifolium (kar-pine-ih-FOH-lee-um) (Info)

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Category:
Trees

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

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

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
Provides winter interest

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

Patent Information:
Non-patented

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral berrygirl On Mar 16, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Acer carpinifolium HORNBEAM-LEAVED MAPLE Dec (z5) (Bonsai)
This 20-40'tree is one of the easiest of the maple species to identify because its leaves with their parallel veining & toothing, though opposite, don't look maple-ish at all but like those of a hornbeam,instead!S/M

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Charleston, Illinois
Clermont, Kentucky
Georgetown, Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
Cincinnati, Ohio
Lexington, Virginia
Ridgefield, Washington



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