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Image of Acer nigrum photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Black Maple)

The Midwest version of the great American sugar maple is a beautiful deciduous tree that falls short of its kin only in its less spectacular fall color. Native from New York to western Iowa, it surpasses sugar maple in its tolerance of heat, drought, and alkaline soil.

An upright deciduous shade tree with an oval to rounded canopy, it bears inconspicuous clusters of chartreuse flowers in spring that develop into helicopter-like fruits called samaras. Its medium to dark green summer foliage gives...

Image of Acer nigrum

James H. Schutte

(Black Maple, Columnar Black Maple)

The Midwest version of the great American sugar maple is a beautiful deciduous tree that falls short of its kin only in its less spectacular fall color. Native from New York to western Iowa, it surpasses sugar maple in its tolerance of heat, drought, and alkaline soil.

An upright deciduous shade tree with an oval to rounded canopy, it bears inconspicuous clusters of chartreuse flowers in spring that develop into helicopter-like fruits called samaras. Its medium to dark green summer foliage gives...

Image of Acer nikoense photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Nikko Maple)

Lovely in all seasons, this deciduous maple from China and Japan offers a compact rounded habit, handsome foliage, brilliant fall color, and attractive bark. Its densely branched crown is set with lush, relatively large three-lobed leaves that emerge in mid-spring, about the same time as the ornamentally insignificant yellow flowers. Two-winged fruits follow the flowers, maturing from green to brown. The foliage turns yellow in fall, often combined with dazzling tones of red and orange. Smooth gray...

Image of Acer orientale photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Oriental Maple)

The genus Acer is comprised of approximately 125 species of primarily deciduous trees and large shrubs, and literally thousands of hybrids and cultivated varieties. These have a broad native distribution and can be found throughout North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

As a genus, maples may be characterized by opposite leaf arrangement, palmate or three-parted leaves and helicopter-like fruits called samaras. Maple sizes and habits are highly variable, and cultural requirements and uses are...

Image of Acer palmatum photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Japanese Maple)

The beautiful and ubiquitous Japanese maple is a garden staple. A native of eastern Asia, this medium-sized deciduous tree has a broad rounded canopy and packs a powerful punch when it comes to ornamental value. Its palmate foliage may be green, purple or burgundy-red, depending on the cultivar, and can turn vivid shades of yellow, bronze orange or red in fall. Like all maples, it bears inconspicuous flowers in the spring. These are followed by red or green helicopter-like fruits called samaras....

Image of Acer palmatum

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Japanese Maple)

The beautiful Japanese maple is a small tree native to eastern Asia. Its compact cultivar 'Aka-shigitatsu-sawa' features striking variegated leaves, which are creamy white with green edges and pink and burgundy highlights. Its palmate (hand-shaped leaves are elegantly divided into narrow lobes. In winter, the stark gray branches will add to any garden or landscape.

This maple prefers sites with rich, well drained soil and part sun to part shade. Versatile in the landscape, 'Aka-shigitatsu-sawa'...

(Japanese Maple)

A small multi-stemmed deciduous tree native to eastern Asia, the beautiful and ubiquitous Japanese maple is a garden staple. The showy bright green bark of the cultivar 'Aoyagi' makes it a year-round standout in the garden. This small tree bears pale green palmate leaves with five to seven long pointed lobes. Spring and fall leaf color is golden-green. Inconspicuous purplish flowers in spring give rise to green, red-tinged, winged fruits. In winter, the green branches and elegant spreading habit...

Image of Acer palmatum

James H. Schutte

(Atrolineare Japanese Maple, Japanese Maple, Red Pygmy Japanese Maple)

The beautiful and ubiquitous Japanese maple is a small deciduous tree native to eastern Asia. Its cultivar 'Atrolineare' features red, palmate (hand-shaped) leaves that are divided into narrow finger-like lobes. The gray bark is attractive throughout the year.

This maple grows best in moist well drained soil and part shade. Japanese maples are very versatile; they work well as a garden specimen, in containers, and for bonsai.

(Dwarf Purple-leaved Japanese Maple, Japanese Maple)

The beautiful and ubiquitous Japanese maple is a small deciduous tree native to eastern Asia. A colorful and fast growing cultivar introduced in the early twentieth century, 'Atropurpureum Novum' has five-lobed, palmate (hand-shaped) leaves which emerge purplish-red in spring, fade to bronzy green in summer, and turn fiery tones in fall. Clusters of red flowers dangle from the branches in spring, followed by small green two-winged fruits that mature to red-brown. In winter, the stark gray branches...

Image of Acer palmatum

James H. Schutte

(Japanese Maple, Purple-leaved Japanese Maple)

The beautiful and ubiquitous Japanese maple is a small, deciduous tree native to eastern Asia. Its popular cultivar 'Atropurpureum' features deeply lobed, palmate (hand-shaped) leaves which emerge reddish-pink in spring, deepen to deep burgundy-red in summer, and turn fiery tones in fall. In winter, the stark gray branches will add to any garden or landscape. It prefers sites with rich, well-drained soil and part sun to part shade. 'Atropurpureum' is versatile in the landscape and may be grown...