Acer griseum

Paperbark Maple

Deciduous Tree

This tree is a real standout in winter with its beautiful copper-colored bark. A bit gangly in youth, it's worth the wait.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Morning Sun

Water Needs: Average


Size: 180 - 240 tall x 144 - 180 wide
Shape / Form: Upright
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attractive Bark or Stem, Fall Color, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Red, Red Orange, Reliable Fall Color

Fruit Description: Bronze / Copper

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Small Gardens, Specimen, Street Tree, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Late Winter / Early Spring, Late Fall / Early Winter, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: canopy
Collections: Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

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