Acer spicatum


Common Name: Mountain Maple
Plant Type:Tree
Light (original): part sun to shade
Light Requirements: Part Sun, Shade
Height:15 to 20 feet
Width:7 to 10 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:moist, cool, acidic
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:late summer to fall
USDA Zones:3 to 7
Flower Colour:greenish yellow
Bloom Time:spring
Comments:Understory species in moist woods.
Germination:Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Seed will germinate within 4 weeks if sown at 70°F
Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
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Picture Copyright: John Oyston