Acer truncatum/Shantung Maple (Purpleblow Maple)

Acer truncatum / Acer truncatum
Glossy summer foliage
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Glossy summer foliage

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Leaves are somewhat similar to sweetgum foliage

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Scientific Name: Acer truncatum
Common Name: Shantung Maple (Purpleblow Maple)
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Another common name is the purpleblow maple. Very cold and drought hardy. Summer foliage is glossy green and the autumn color is orange to red and can be quite spectacular. Tree produces a mildy sap.