Online Plant Guide -Fall Foliage Tours  
Trees Shrubs Ground Covers Vines Bamboo Grass Corms Ferns Annuals Perennials Rhizomes Bulbs Palms Tubers Gingers

Acer truncatum/Shantung Maple (Purpleblow Maple)

Acer truncatum / Acer truncatum
Glossy summer foliage
View Image (Full)

Glossy summer foliage

Close-up image of foliage

Leaves are somewhat similar to sweetgum foliage

2007-2018 © All Rights Reserved. Information and images may not be reused without written consent.
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:
Landscape Categories:
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.