SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA and National Arboretum - Washington, DC
Bright red Spring growth. Leaves have five or seven lobes.
Native to Western Asia.
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.
Additional Common Names
COLISEUM MAPLE, CAPPADOCIAN MAPLE
Spreading with a Low Canopy.
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.
Clay or Loam Texture.
Highly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Not Suited.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Aphids, Armillaria, 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." 1995-2018. May 21, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acer-cappadocicum >