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Foliage: Deciduous broadleaf
Height: 20 to 30 feet
Spread: 10 to 30 feet
Summer foliage is dark green, changing to brown- to-red in fall. Ornamental bark is a copper color.
Zone: 4 to 8
Light: Partial shade to full sun
Moisture: Wet, moist, to dry
Soil Type: Sandy, loam, or clay
pH Range: 3.7 to 7.0
Suggested uses for this plant include specimen plant.
Plant in spring. Select plants that have balled and burlapped roots or that have been container grown. Tolerates a wide range of soils and exposures.
May need extra water during hot, dry summers. Water deeply by saturating the soil once a week. Place hose at base of plant and allow water to trickle into soil.
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No serious problems.
Consult local sources, including historic or public gardens and arboreta, regarding cultivars and related species that grow well in your area.
Cultivars of ACER GRISEUM
No important cultivars.
Paperbark Maple is a round-headed, rather open maple that grows moderately fast when young. Paperbark Maple is best used as a lawn or specimen tree where it is visible in the winter.