Acer griseum

  • Family:Aceraceae
  • Genus:Acer
  • Origin:China
  • Zone:z5
  • Light Level:Full sun to part sun
  • Size:9 m (30') / 4.5 m (15')
  • Pot Size:7 gal.
  • Description:Dirr writes 'assumes a dignity unmatched by other trees- nobility of character, great seasonal deportment and unrivaled aesthetic quality'. People often say 'I wish I could have a Paperbark Maple and I show them my specimen that has been in the garden for over twenty years. Beautiful, exfoliating, rich cinnamon brown bark contrasts well with snow. Orange to red fall colour, yellow pendant racemes. Exquisite.