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Acer buergerianum

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Native to eastern China, Acer buergerianum has glossy green, 3-lobed leaves leaves which turn brilliant shades of yellow, orange and red late in autumn. A handsome tree and excellent choice for planting in a garden or a street tree as it tolerates air pollution and dry soil conditions.
It is also often used for Bonsai as it responds very well to pruning.
Supplied Size: 3L containers (125 - 150 cm tall)

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Acer buergerianum | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer buergerianum | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer buergerianum | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Plant Finder: about Acer buergerianum

Common names

Trident maple, Three-toothed maple


Acer buergerianum (Trident maple). This species has pale brown bark, the leaves are small with three lobes, and bright glossy green in summer. They turn beautiful shades of red and orange in the autumn. Peeling bark develops on mature trunks.


This species can grow in exposed sites and they will tolerate poor soils.

Interest and use

Ornamental, autumn interest. A common subject for bonsai.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Acer buergerianum | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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