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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Brand*
  • Texas Superstar
  • Oklahoma Proven
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
  • Large Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Provides Shade
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Sound Barrier
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Acer is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant 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

What's My Hardiness Zone?

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.

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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