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Striped or Snakebark Maple -
Acer pennsylvanicum ou Acer striatum (latin)
Area of origin: Eastern region of North America. Introduced in 1755.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 10m (32.8'), width up to 8m (26.3').
Foliage: deciduous
Soil Type: Deep and fresh.
Hardiness: Hardy to -32°C.
Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun.
Striped - Snake bark Maple - Acer pennsylvanicum - Acer striatum  Striped - Snake bark Maple - Acer pennsylvanicum - Acer striatum
Striped - Snake bark Maple - Acer pennsylvanicum - Acer striatum
Characteristics and Uses:
The foliage of this tree turns to a beautiful butter yellow in autumn. It has “snakeskin” bark which is very attractive and creates interest. This tree grows very quickly and is planted alone or in groups, it can be cut to shape such as into a standard.
List of Maples:
Amur Maple (Acer ginnala), small tree, rapid growth
Box Maple (Acer negundo)
Field Maple (Acer campestre), extremely beautiful autumn colours
Italian Maple (acer opalus), its foliages turns yellow in the autumn
Montpellier Maple (acer monspessulanum), extremely beautiful spreading shape
Norway Maple (Acer platanoides), extremely beautiful autumn colours
Paper Bark Maple (Acer griseum), unusual bark, beautiful autumnal foliage
Père David's Maple (Acer davidii), light soil, attractive bark
Red Maple (Acer rubrum), moist soils, dislikes chalky soils
Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum), will even grow in flooded land in winter
Sugar Maple (acer saccharum), red tint in the autumn
Sycamore Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus), extremely resistant to pollution, beautiful yellow foliage in the autumn
Trident Maple (acer buergerianum), dislikes chalk, beautiful autumn colouring, sought after by bonsai connoisseurs
Vine maple (Acer circinatum), its foliage is very original becoming a lovely orange red in the autumn.

Japanese Maples, small decorative tree, sought after by bonsai connoisseurs
See the Maples catalogue
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