Shantung Maple, Purpleblow Maple, Shandong Maple Acer truncatum

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Botanical Name:

Acer truncatum

Family:

Sapindaceae

Genus:

Acer

Species:

truncatum

Common Name:

Shantung Maple, Purpleblow Maple, Shandong Maple

Height:
25-30 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5


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  • Acer truncatum

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* A maple native to China and Korea. more...
* An excellent compact dense shade tree for smaller areas of the landscape.
* Emerge with a reddish tinge in spring, mature to deep green in summer and turn attractive shades of orange, purple and red in autumn. more...
* Shantung maple is grown as an ornamental plant in Europe and North America. more...