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PlantFiles: David's Maple, Snakebark Maple
Acer davidii

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Family: Sapindaceae (sap-in-DAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Acer (AY-ser) (Info)
Species: davidii (duh-VID-ee-eye) (Info)

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Category:
Trees

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Green
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Good Fall Color

Other details:
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow after last frost
By grafting

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

Acer davidii DAVID MAPLE Dec (z6) (Bon)
"A small tree with attractively striated green & white bark"(Hillier) & large dark-green leaves on "rhubarb-red stalks"; in autumn, nice fall color & attractive winged fruits all along the branches. Sun-PSh/Med

Regional...

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

Juneau, Alaska
Concord, California
Georgetown, Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
Brookline, Massachusetts
Cincinnati, Ohio
Olympia, Washington



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