Paper Bark Maple
Scientific Name: Acer griseum
Paper Bark MapleHardiness Zones: 4-8,
habit: deciduous, growth rate: slow, site requirements: sun to
partial shade; prefers moist, well drained soil but grows in a
variety of soil types; not drought tolerant. Texture: medium, form:
upright; oval to rounded; becomes twiggy inside. Height: 20 to 30’
width: 15 to 25’, leaf: 3 to 6" opposite, green trifoliate leaves;
silvery underside; bright red and orange fall color; one of the last
maples to develop fall color; leaves persist into winter.
Flower/Fruit: Non showy flowers.
Comments: Cinnamon brown to reddish brown exfoliating bark; old bark
is purple brown; seedling variability; cast light shade; hardy.
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