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Acer cappadocicum

Acer cappadocicum Acer cappadocicum Acer cappadocicum Acer cappadocicum

Photo Locations: National Arboretum - Washington, DC

General Notes

Bright red Spring growth. Leaves have five or seven lobes.

Native to Western Asia.

Family: Sapindaceae
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.

Additional Common Names


Tree Characteristics

Spreading with a Low Canopy.

Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 30 - 35 feet.

Width: 20 - 25 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Palmate, Dark Green, Red, Deciduous.

Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Brown Winged Seed, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall.

Bark Black or Light Gray, Fissured.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 3 - 6.

USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 8.

Exposure Partial Shade to Full Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay or Loam Texture.

Highly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Not Suited.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Oak Root Fungus. Susceptible to Aphids, Root Rot and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

None Known Health Hazard.

Special Uses & Values


Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acer cappadocicum Tree Record." 1995-2017. Jul 27, 2017.
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