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Acer Macrophyllum

Botanical Name:

Acer macrophyllum

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Cool, moist soils.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Tree

Lifespan

Woody, Perennial

Plant Height

36-72 ft.

Flower

Chain-like racemes of green-yellow tiny flowers contrast against the darker green of the leaves., Flowers follow leaves in Spring.

Fruit

Two-winged samara 1 1/2" long, Double samaras with wings, green turning brownish, tan when ripe. 1 3/4 to 2 inches long.

Benefits
Ornamental

A handsome shade tree and particularly showy in autumn, it is popular on the Pacific Coast.

Attracts

Moths

Pollinators

Small Mammals

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Sapindales

Family

Sapindaceae

Genus

Acer

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