name botanical:Acer spicatum
other name:Vermont Maple
height:up to 10 m (33ft)
The leaves are ovate often three to five lobes weakly. The leaf margin is serrated and the leaf position is alternate.
fall foliage:bright red
flowering:April - May
The flowers are in long-stalked racemes erect above the leaves.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
Schizocarp: winged nutlets with two seeds. The wings are to each other at an acute angle.
bark:Die Rinde ist braun-grün längsgestreift.
root:heart-rooting / shallow-rooting
location:sun to half-shade
soil:moist, soils rich in nutrients
Garden tree, park tree, wood tree
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