Striped Maple, Moose Maple, Moosewood ACER pensylvanicum

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Botanical Name:

ACER pensylvanicum







Common Name:

Striped Maple, Moose Maple, Moosewood

Seeds Per Pound:
0.48 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
Germination Test Type:
15-35 feet
Collection Locale:
West Virginia
Crop Year:
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
In Stock: 0.48 lb
  • Acer pensylvanicum

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
1 oz
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 12 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* A decidious Tree growing to 4.5 m.
* It is in flower in May, and the seeds ripen in July. more...
* A stripebark with vivid white stripes on green or gray-green bark; vivid yellow fall color. more...
* A species of maple native to northern forests in eastern North America from southern Ontario east to Nova Scotia and south to eastern Illinois and New Jersey more...

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Acer pensylvanicum L.
striped maple

Duration Perennial
Growth Habit Tree, Shrub
Native Status L48 (N), CAN (N)
Federal T/E Status
National Wetland Indicator FACU-, FACU
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant Yes
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Slow
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 25
Height, Mature (feet) 35.0
Known Allelopath Yes
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 90
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Low
pH, Minimum 4.4
pH, Maximum 6.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1100
Precipitation, Minimum 24
Precipitation, Maximum 76
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 28
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -47
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability No Known Source
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 11360
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product Low
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal High
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
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