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Plant Characteristics

Plant Introduction
  • Oklahoma Proven! Plant Collection
  • Texas Superstar® Plant Collection
Plant Type
  • Shade Tree
Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
Attributes
  • Sound Barrier
Growth Rate
  • Slow
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Birds
Seasons of Interest
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
Best Usages
  • Provide Shade
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Wildlife Habitat
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Acer is very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

A very nice smaller to medium size tree. Good for planting in areas with limited space.Photos Courtesy of OSU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and Sooner Plant Farm.

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SHANTUNG MAPLE

Acer truncatum
AKA: Purple Shadblow

Buy Shantung Maple online. Shantung Maple leaves are reddish-purple when emerging and very beautiful gradually changing to dark glossy green in summer. Fall turns the color of this smaller to medium size tree. a bright yellow-orange and red. Shantung tolerates high P.H.(alkaline soils)better than most other maples.Texas Superstar™ Award Winner

Mature Height:

20-30 Feet

Mature Spread:

15-30 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

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Family: Sapindaceae / Aceraceae · Common Name: Maple


Maple trees are a wonderful genus of trees, with sizes ranging from very small and slow growing Japanese Maples, to very fast growing Silver Maples. Maple trees are found growing all across the world, and most admired for their colorful fall foliage.

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