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Plant Characteristics

Attributes
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Specimen
  • Sound Barrier
Exposure
  • Sun
Growth Rate
  • Slow
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Songbirds
Season of Interest (Foliage)
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
Plant Introduction
  • Texas Superstar®
  • Oklahoma Proven
Best Characteristics
  • Fall Leaf Color
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
  • Tolerates high P.H.(alkaline soils)
Plant Type
  • Shade Tree
  • Tree
  • Medium Tree
Best Usages
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Provide Shade
 

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

Height:

20-30 Feet

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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Customer Testimonials

I am soooo happy I found your company. I absolutely love, love the scriptures on the back of the planting instructions. I plant God's creations to glorify Him. We have six acres to plant, so we'll be in touch. Thank you so much for a great ordering experience.


Lynn
Alpine, CA
August 2014