Paperbark Maple

Acer griseum

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Height: 20-30′
Width: 10-15′

Shape: Upright, oval
Foliage: Green

Fall Foliage: Green, red, brown
Exposure: Full sun

Zone: 5-7

This small tree has rich red-brown exfoliating bark that is beautiful all year long, especially in winter when accentuated by snow. Fall color of the small, trifoliate leaves will vary from year to year. A slow growing tree, it is well worth the wait. Have patience.

Photos courtesy of Bailey Nurseries, Friends of Trees, The World’s Best Gardening Blog