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Acer tataricum

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Photo Locations: Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR, Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA and Red Butte Garden - Salt Lake City, UT

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Very hardy. Tolerant of adverse conditions. Great small tree for adding fall color to landscapes.

Native to Southeastern Europe and Western Asia.

Family: Sapindaceae
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.

Oval or Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 20 - 25 feet.

Width: 25 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Ovate, Medium Green, Bronze, Red, Gold or Multicolored, Deciduous.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Green, White or Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Red Winged Seed, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.

Bark Dark Brown or Light Green, Smooth or Striated.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 6 and 14 - 16.

USDA Hardiness Zones 3 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist to Dry Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand 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.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds.

Special Uses & Values



Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acer tataricum Tree Record." 1995-2018. Nov 12, 2018.
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