Japanese stripped-bark maple
Scientific Name: Acer capillipes
Hardiness Zones: 5-7
Growth Rate: Moderate
Site Requirements: Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well drained
Form: Round head; low branches
Height: 30 to 35'
Leaf: 4 to 7" opposite, simple leaves; new leaves are bright red;
bright green in summer; yellow to red fall color, Flower/Fruit:
Greenish white flowers on 2.5 to 4" pendulous raceme; attractive
samara in fall
Young branches are greenish to reddish brown with white stripes;
most heat tolerant snakebark maple.