Acer pseudosieboldiana

Korean Maple (Purplebloom Maple)

Categories: Trees

It features subtle clusters of creamy white flowers with purple bracts rising above the foliage in early spring before the leaves. It produces purple samaras in mid summer. The rough gray bark and brick red branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.


More About Acer pseudosieboldiana

  • It can live for about 70 years
  • a species of plant that is native to the Korean peninsula, southern parts of the Russian Far East, and Northern China

The ideal substitute for the coveted Japanese maples where they are not hardy, with similary fingered leaves, attractive tiered growth habit and SHOCKING fall colors of yellow, orange, scarlet and red; does best in cool, moist conditions; use as an accent


Height:

18-25 ft

Spread:

10-15 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Acer pseudosieboldiana Characteristics

Attributes

  • Interesting Bark
  • Small / Miniature
  • Specimen
  • Exfoilating Bark

Exposure

  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Needs well drained soil

Fall Color

  • Orange
  • Bright Red
  • Bright yellow

Flower Color

  • Lime Green

Habit

  • Irregular