Hornbeam-leaved Maple, Hornbeam Maple
Acer carpinifolium

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

Category:

Trees

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Provides winter interest

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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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