50 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Snake Bark Maple Overview
Acer davidii is a deciduous tree species that often forms multiple trunks. It produces arching branches and showy, ornamental and has green and white striped, textured bark. Its leaves can be ovate or shallowly lobed, and they turn a stunning orange-yellow shade in autumn. Flowers are pale yellow, produced on racemes, they appear in spring and are followed by pink-brown, winged seeds. Père David's Maple or Snake-bark Maple - as it's also known - grows best in moist, well-drained soils. Best planted in a sunny or partially shaded position, it can tolerate exposed sites if soil moisture levels are maintained. Acer davidii is a good low maintenance and architectural tree that is often chosen for its autumn colour.
How to propagate Snake Bark Maple
Chip budding is best done in autumn.
Grafting is best done in winter.
Species are propagated by seed.
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