Acer circinatum 'Pacific Fire'

Pacific Fire Vine Maple

Deciduous Tree

Pacific Fire vine maple is a cultivated variety of our native Acer circinatum. Its been selected for its especially showy red stems which provide wonderful winter interest. This is slow growing small tree that is good for containers and small gardens.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Low


Size: 60 - 180 tall x 30 - 144 wide
Shape / Form: Upright
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attractive Bark or Stem, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Fall Color, Native Plant, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Green, Yellow
Fall Color: Mixed / Variable, Red Orange, Yellow / Gold Leaf Shape: Palm-shaped

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Container, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Firewise, Low Water / No Water
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: canopy
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Great Plant Pick

Care and Maintenance

Suitable Substitutes

Acer circinatum | Vine Maple

Plant Combos