Cappadocian Maple

Basisdaten

cappadocian maple (Acer cappadocicum) leaf
cappadocian maple (Acer cappadocicum) leaf
  • cappadocian maple (Acer cappadocicum) leaf
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  • cappadocian maple (Acer cappadocicum) leaves
  • cappadocian maple (Acer cappadocicum) fruit
  • cappadocian maple (Acer cappadocicum) trunk / bark
  • cappadocian maple (Acer cappadocicum) tree in winter
description: 

The cappadocian maple comes from Asia but is also found in the Mediterranean area.

Tree profile

name botanical: 
Acer cappadocicum
family: 
Sapindaceae
species: 
deciduous tree
height: 
up to 25 m (82 ft)
leaf: 

The leaves are lobed with 5 to 7 leaf tips and becomes up to 18 cm (7.1 in). The petiole is reddish and almost as long as the leaf. The leaf veins go star-shaped from the leaf base. The leaf position is opposite.

leaf shape: 
lobed
leaf margin: 
smooth
leaf position: 
opposite
fall foliage: 
gold-yellow
flowering: 
May
blossom color: 
light yellow
blossom description: 

The flowers are bright yellow umbels and appear in May.

gender distribution: 
monoecious / hermaphrodite
fruit: 

Schizocarp: winged nutlets

bark: 
The bark is light brown and furrowed with age.
root: 
shallow-rooting / deep-rooting
location: 
Sun to partial shade
soil: 
sandy to loamy
ph value: 
slightly acidic to alkaline
comment: 

Brown leaf edges indicate a lack of water.