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Ivy-Leaf Maple

Acer cissifolium

Family: Sapindaceae (sap-in-DAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Acer (AY-ser) (Info)
Species: cissifolium (kiss-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)

Spacing:

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Deciduous

Good Fall Color

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Cincinnati, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

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

Were this plant not another trifoliate maple, so closely related to the exceptional Paperbark Maple (Acer griseum) and Acer triflorum, and to a lesser extent Acer mandschuricum, this very fine tree might get more attention. As it is, if someone decides to buy a trifoliate maple, there are three better known and exuberantly raved about choices to look at first. None of that, however, negates that of the four maples already mentioned, this one has the most beautiful foliage. It is just a delight to see even in mid-summer, simply in green foliage. Nevertheless, Acer cissifolium also has great fall color, decent bark, wonderful form, and it grows easily.

So how to get more Ivy-leafed Maples in gardens? Well, more people simply need to grow more trifoliate maples (except for the... read more

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