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Acer macrophyllum

Big leaf maple



Additional:

Native to stream banks and moist canyons from southern Alaska to the California foothills.

Resistant to oak root fungus.


Height:

30-75 Feet

Spread:

30-50 Feet

Spacing:

30-50 Feet

USDA Hardiness Zone:

7

Acer macrophyllum Characteristics

Attributes

  • Fast-growing
  • Portola Valley Ranch approved
  • California native

Flower color

  • Yellow / Chartreuse
  • Green
  • Pink

Foliage color

  • Green / Blue-green

Growth habit (plant shape)

  • Upright

Exposure

  • Sunny all day - Coast
  • Light or dappled shade
  • Morning sun

Season of interest (flowering)

  • Spring

Season of interest (foliage)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

Your soil type

  • Loam
  • Clay-loam
  • Sandy loam
  • Clay

Water requirements

  • None
  • None - Low

Wildlife appeal

  • Attracts birds
  • Attracts beneficial insects

Origin

  • California
  • Pacific NW (North CA, OR, WA, BC, AK)