Trident Maple

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The Trident Maple tree, Acer Buergerianum, is a deciduous, 20-30 foot-high by 25-foot-wide tree in the wild.  The Trident Maple has beautiful 3-inch-wide, tri-lobed leaves, glossy green above and paler underneath, which turn various shades of red, orange, and yellow in autumn.  Its flowers are bright yellow and showy in the spring!

Trident Maple trees naturally exhibit low spreading growth and multiple stems but can be trained to a single trunk and pruned to make it branch higher, allowing passage below its broad, oval to rounded canopy.

With its moderate growth rate, attractive orange-brown peeling bark, and easy maintenance, the Trident Maple is popular as a patio or street tree.  The Trident Maple is also a very popular species for bonsai, due to its small, three-lobed leaves, a readily-thickening trunk, and thick, gnarly roots which adapt well to root-over-rock style.

This is a fabulous small tree that can tolerate urban conditions such as confined root space, pollution, and heat and drought; has done well in parking lot islands.

The choice of location for this tree is endless: for the home, commercial, or municipal property!

* Yellow flowers

* Variety of uses

* Low maintenance


Trident Maple Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Acer buergerianum
Foliage Green
Mature Height 20 - 30 feet
Mature Spread 20 - 30 feet
Soil Type Sandy, Clay, Loam
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Yellow, Green