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Maple (Manchurian)

Acer mandshuricum

A small tree that's little known and rarely used.

Manchurian Maple is a trifoliate maple, closely related to the Paperbark Maple. Manchurian Maple has, perhaps, slightly less pleasing bark than the Paperbark, but it is earlier to color in the fall and earlier to leaf out in the spring than its relative. And Manchurian Maple's fall color is truly sensational.

Landscapes can sometimes be overwhelmed with unusual foliage color: a blue conifer, purple ornamentals, a yellow tree here, and a red tree there. The Manchurian Maple is one of those unassuming, comfortable ornamental trees that provides a pleasant contrast to the gaudy displays of unusual trees. The soft, early-spring growth invigorates the soul. You can group it either with other early-flowering trees for a most sensational effect or with evergreens to accent the fall color. It can also be used as a specimen, corner accent, or almost anywhere else you might select.

Tree Container SizeStem CaliperPlant HeightPrice
#51-1.25"5-6'sold out
#151.75-2"6-8'sold out
#202-2.5"8-10'sold out
#302.5-3"8-12'$269
#433-4"10-12'$329