Hornbeam Maple, Zig-Zag Tree ACER carpinifolium

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Botanical Name:

ACER carpinifolium

Family:

ACERACEAE

Genus:

ACER

Species:

carpinifolium

Common Name:

Hornbeam Maple, Zig-Zag Tree

Height:
30-50 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5

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  • ACER carpinifolium

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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:
* A species of maple native to Japan, on the islands of Honsh?, Ky?sh?, and Shikoku, where it grows in woodlands and alongside streams in mountainous areas. more...
* It is a small deciduous tree growing to 10–15 m tall, with smooth, dark greenish-grey to grey-brown bark. more...
* It is cultivated as an ornamental plant in temperate regions. more...