Whitehorse City Council

Acer buergerianum – Trident Maple

Acer buergerianumA small, deciduous tree with oval to rounded canopy and straight trunk. Features leaves that are three-lobed, almost ivy-like with three main veins that are shiny and triangular. The spring growth is coppery-red maturing to glossy dark green in summer that turns to a brilliant greenish-red and orange in autumn. Can be planted under powerlines.

Evergreen/deciduous: deciduous
Maintenance: low
Pest and disease: none known
Height: 6 - 10m x 5m
Growth rate: slow to moderate
Canopy Density: high
Origin: China and Korea
Drought tolerance: low
Water-logging tolerance: moderate
Wind tolerance: low
Frost tolerance: moderate
Pollution tolerance: moderate