Habitat & Distribution of:
Acer buergerianum
Trident Maple

Author

Miq.

Synonyms:

Origin and Habitat

Species Type:

Tree

Origins & Spread:

China, Japan, Korea

Maximum Height:

Small Medium - 25 to 35 feet

Species Growth Rate:

Fast - 36 inches per year

Longevity :

Very Long - greater than 150 years

Plant Shape:

Oval;Rounded


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Foliage Identification of:
Acer buergerianum
Trident Maple

Foliage Duration:

Deciduous

Foliage Period:

March, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Foliage Type:

Simple

Foliage Size:

5-12 cm

Foliage Shape:

having lobes radiating from one point.

Foliage Arrangement:

Alternate - Positioned singly at different heights on the stem; one leaf occurring at each node

Foliage Color:

Light Green

Fall Colour:

Light Green

Notes:

The tri-lobed leaves of the trident are full of charcter and enrish the bonsai all through the year with season colours.


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Flower identification details


Flower Color:

Purple

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Flower Showiness:

Inconspicuous

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Fruit Identification Information

Fruiting Period:

May, Jun

Fruit Size:

Medium - 1.50 to 4cm

Fruiting Habit:

Prolific

Fruit Type:

Winged seed/Samara

Fruit Color:

Red Brown

Fruits Ripens:

Sep, Oct, Nov

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Stem Identification Information:


Bark Colour:

Grey Green;Greyish Brown;Light Green;Light Grey

Bark Texture:

Furrowed/Fissured;Smooth

Bark notes:

Trident Mapels branch out very well, have great bark and have excellent Nebari as Bonsai.


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