Group1 SmallTrees-2010 - Acer griseum Paperbark Maple...

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Acer griseum Paperbark Maple Sapindaceae Native to: China (z5) Adaptability: Prefers well-drained loam  soil, but tolerates clay well Use: Open, rounded head  Grows 6-12” / yr Longevity Very low maintenance
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Significant Features: Interesting dark to bluish-green trifoliate leaves Large downward-pointing samaras Acer griseum Paperbark Maple Sapindaceae
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Significant Features: Excellent red fall foliage Cinnamon-brown curling bark Acer griseum Paperbark Maple Sapindaceae
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Acer palmatum Japanese Maple Sapindaceae Native to: Japan & Korea (z5)  Adaptation: Likes shade and moisture marginally-hardy; can be killed by late frost Use: Specimen tree Understory
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Significant Features: Flowers………. . Small red flowers Fruit:……………samara paired Fall color………red to burgundy Bark…………….red or green twigs Interesting   branching   pattern Acer palmatum Japanese Maple Sapindaceae
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Significant Features: Twigs/Bark:  red or green twigs Foliage:  red to burgundy Cultivars of var. atropurpureum… ‘Bloodgood’  Foliage is (stays) darker red  than‘Atropurpureum’ ‘Burgundy Lace’  Attractive cut-leaf red foliage Acer palmatum Japanese Maple Sapindaceae
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‘Sangu Kaku’  USDA Zone 6 Acer palmatum Japanese Maple Sapindaceae Significant Features: Foliage:  lime green and red to burgundy
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Acer tataricum  ssp.  ginnala Amur Maple Sapindaceae Native to:  N. China and Manchuria (z3) Adaptability: Very adaptable (containers) Can be pruned as shrub Significant Features:   15-18’   Shrubby  (usually multistemmed)
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Significant Features: One of the first trees to leaf out  Long center lobe Scarlet fall foliage Red samaras (fall) ‘Flame’  fiery fall color  red fruits 10-15’
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Aesculus parviflora Bottlebrush Buckeye Sapindaceae Native to:  SE US (z4) Adaptation: Tolerates some shade Slightly susceptible to   leaf diseases  Use:  (8’ x 12’) Mass planting Border shrub
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Aesculus parviflora Bottlebrush Buckeye Sapindaceae Identification Features: Last  Aesculus  to flower Jun.July. Smallest Aesculus  (Multi-stem shrub) Smooth fruit; poisonous; rare  Significant Features: Can be pruned to size Spreads by suckers to 20’ diam.
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Carpinus caroliniana American Hornbeam Betulaceae Native to: USDA Zone 3;  widely distributed in US Found in IN woodlands          along rivers and  streams in understory. Adaptability: Tolerates shade and periodic flooding. Use: Can be pruned as a hedge
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Significant Features: Foliage: beech-like Bark:  smooth gray Sinewy like muscles…        “musclewood” Slow growth rate Difficult to transplant Carpinus caroliniana American Hornbeam Betulaceae
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course HORT 217 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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