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11.‘Streetwise’ Trident Maple

Acer buergeranum ‘Streetwise’


Tree Details

Hardiness zone:
5 – 9
20 – 25   with a maximum of 30 – 35
approaches height
Distinctly oval-rounded to rounded outline; multiple and low branching
Best in full sun
Acidic, well-drained soil preferable
greenish-yellow, inconspicuous
winged fruit
Landscape use:
Very handsome small patio, lawn or street tree
Native range is China; cultivated 1890
None serious
Significant Features:
Yellow, orange and red fall colors


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