Paperbark Maple

Acer griseum

Native to central China, this maple can grow up to 9 m tall. Its trunk is approximately 70 cm in diameter and covered in smooth red-orange bark that peels off in layers. These maples are grown throughout the United States for their beautiful bark and vibrant autumn foliage.
Habitat:
Planted as an ornamental, growing in full sun to part shade.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, growing 6-9 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Early spring.
Presence in US:
DC MA MD MN NY