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Trident Maple

Acer buergerianum
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Deciduous tree has three lobed, glossy, green leaves that are pale underneath. Foliage turns red, orange or yellow in fall. Bark takes on a beautiful, flaky appearance as the tree matures. Popular choice for a bonsai or lawn tree.

Plant with Boxwood


  • Landscape Size: 20'-25' tall, 20'-25' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zones: 2-9, 14-17
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Spreading
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Cold Hardy, Deciduous, Attracts Birds

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Prefers well drained and slightly acidic soils. Feed in spring with a multipurpose or tree and shrub fertilizer. Prune in winter.



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