Acer rufinerve Siebold & Zucc.

Redvein Maple, Snakebark Maple

Cultivar Erythrocladum at Hillier

Cultivar Erythrocladum at Hillier

Family: Sapindaceae

Genus: Acer

Category: Tree - Deciduous

Zones: 5 to 7

Size: To 40' tall

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun


Rounded to upright form. Leaves to 6" long with 3 lobes. Deep green in summer, yellow to gold autumn color with some red.


'Erythrocladum' - yellow autumn color, red-orange striations on the bark provide winter interest, 8' tall x 3' wide in 10 years.


Published in Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 4(2): 155 in 1845.

Native to Japan.


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