SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA and UC Berkeley Botanic Garden - Berkeley, CA
OK near deck or patio. Used in sidewalk tree pits.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Japan.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.
Additional Common Names
IVY-LEAF MAPLE, VINE-LEAF MAPLE, ASH-LEAF MAPLE
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 20 - 30 feet.
Width: 20 - 30 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.
Leaves Obovate to Ovate, Green, Gold or Red, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Fragrant Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
Green to Brown Winged Seed, Inconspicuous, fruiting in Summer or Fall.
Bark Gray, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 8.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic Soil pH.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Container or Street Tree.
Bonsai or Hedged.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acer cissifolium Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 24, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acer-cissifolium >