Nikko Maple Acer maximowiczianum - Acer nikoense

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Botanical Name:

Acer maximowiczianum

Family:

Sapindaceae

Genus:

Acer

Species:

maximowiczianum

Common Name:

Nikko Maple

Seeds Per Pound:
1,478
Quantity:
2.16 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
9
Germination:
71%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
40-50 feet
Collection Locale:
Belgium
Crop Year:
2022

New crop seed is expected this fall.

In Stock: 2.16 lb
Prices
  • Acer maximowiczianum

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet (~ 9 seeds)
$8.95
1 oz (~ 92 seeds)
$27.95
4 oz (~ 370 seeds)
$83.85
1 lb (~ 1478 seeds)
$279.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 120 days, cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* A species of maple widely distributed in China and Japan.
* t is a slender deciduous tree that reaches a height of 15-20m (30–45 ft) but is usually smaller. It is a trifoliate maple, related to such other species as Threeflower Maple (Acer triflorum) and Paperbark Maple (Acer griseum) but has dark gray to blackish bark dissimilar to the exfoliating bark of either.
* Nikko Maple was first introduced to cultivation in 1881, when seeds were imported by the Veitch Nurseries in England,after they were discovered by Charles Maries in the forests of Hokkaid?. It is rarely seen in cultivation outside of arboreta. The largest specimens in England are up to 17 meters (56 ft) tall and 70 centimeters (28 in) trunk diameter. In the United States, a mature specimen may be seen at Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Massachusetts. more...