Snake-bark Maple ACER capillipes

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Botanical Name:

ACER capillipes







Common Name:

Snake-bark Maple

30-40 feet

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  • ACER capillipes

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* The bark is smooth, olive-green with regular narrow vertical white stripes and small horizontal brownish lenticels.
* The flowers are small, greenish-yellow.
* It is a small deciduous tree growing to 10–15 m (rarely to 20 m) tall with a trunk up to 70 cm diameter. more...