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Three-flower Maple

Botanical Name
Acer triflorum
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
7
Height
20 to 30 feet
Width
Equal to height
Flowers
Pink to greenish-yellow cluster or three flowers
Fruit
Double samaras: 1 to 1.25 inches, spreading at an angle of 120 degrees, persistant
Fall Color
Yellows and reds, one of the few trees to develop good fall color in shade
Light
Full sun to shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, acidic
Planting & Care
  • Transplant balled and burlap or container
  • Tolerates drought and clay soil
  • Not tolerant of soil compaction and wet soil
  • Makes a good focal point or specimen
  • Site where the highly ornamental, exfoliating bark can be appreciated
Problems
None serious

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