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Acer griseum

A-sir GRIS-ee-um

Deciduous – Sun
Ht.20’-30’ Spread 15’-20’
Spacing 20’-30’

HABIT: Distinctive small tree with beautiful foliage and bark. Leaves are opposite
and compound with three distinct coarse-edged leaflets that are dark green
above the pale greenish white beneath. Fall color is a nice-red-orange to red.
Petioles are hairy and the buds in the spring look like pussy willow. Bark is
cinnamon brown and exfoliating. Leaf emergence is usually late in the spring.

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CULTURE: Slow growing but easy to maintain. Likes moist but well-drained
soil. Is also fairly drought tolerant.

USES: Small to medium ornamental tree that makes a terrific specimen.
This excellent tree is perfect for a courtyard and other small areas.


: Foliage is beautiful spring through fall and the river birch-like bark
is an additional treat.

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