Oliver Maple ACER oliverianum

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

ACER oliverianum

Family:

Sapindaceae

Genus:

ACER

Species:

oliverianum

Common Name:

Oliver Maple

Seeds Per Pound:
10,896
Quantity:
0.11 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
8
Germination:
33%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
15-30 feet
Collection Locale:
NSW, Australia
Crop Year:
2017
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
7
In Stock: 0.11 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
11.95
10 g
44.50
1 oz
79.95
Characteristics
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 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:
* Acer oliverianum, common names Oliver's Maple and Oliver Maple, is a broadleaf deciduous tree.
* Acer oliverianum has a smooth bark that is jade green in colour, with fine white waxy stripes. It grows up to 20 meters wilderness areas of Taiwan but usually only grows to 5 to 8 meters when cultivated. It has more or less horizontal branches, and looks similar to Acer palmatum the Japanese Maple.
* Acer oliverianum is found in forests and valleys at elevations of 1000 to 2000 metres. It has been found only in China. more...
* Species name honors Daniel Oliver (1830-1916), keeper the Herbarium and Library at Kew Gardens from 1864 to 1890. more...