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Buergerianum

Trident Maple

FEATURES: Known as the Trident Maple or Buergerianum, this is a moderate growing upright tree with an oval to rounded canopy. Features leaves that are three-lobed, almost ivy-like, shiny and triangular. The Spring growth is coppery-red maturing to glossy dark green in Summer and turning a brilliant greenish-red and orange in Autumn.

HEIGHT x WIDTH: 10 metres x 6 metres

SHAPE: Upright tree with oval to rounded canopy

FOLIAGE: Three-lobed leaves, that are shiny and triangular. Brilliant greenish-red and orange in Autumn.

COMMENTS: Trident Maple typically colours later than most trees. Tolerant to pollution and dry conditions. Suitable for large gardens, parks or street plantings.

TREE CARE: Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.

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Japonicum

Full Moon Maple

FEATURES: Known as Full Moon Maple, this is an upright tree with a rounded top growing to a height of 5 metres. The leaves are soft green changing to Autumn tones of yellow, orange and red. Clusters of red flowers in spring.

HEIGHT x WIDTH: 5 metres x 4 metres

SHAPE: Upright, multi branching with a rounded top.

FOLIAGE: Leaves are soft green changing to Autumn tones of yellow, orange and red.

FLOWERS: Clusters of drooping purplish-red flowers in Spring, as the leaves start to open. Seed samaras then follow.

COMMENTS: Japonicum maples are known for their large leaves and spectacular Autumn foliage. Small, strong, deciduous tree, suitable for any garden. Prefers cooler climates.

TREE CARE: Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.