Acer rufinerve

Redvein Maple Maple (Snakebark Maple)

Categories: Trees

A. rufinerve is a snakebark maple making a medium-sized deciduous tree with glaucous young shoots and white-striped branches. Leaves broadly oval, 3-lobed, yellow and red in autumn. Flowers yellow, in erect racemes

More About Acer rufinerve

  • Asia native

A deciduous trees or large shrubs with paired, often palmately-lobed leaves and small flowers followed by characteristic winged fruits. Many have fine autumn colour, and some have ornamental stems


25-35 ft


10-15 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Acer rufinerve Characteristics


  • Interesting Bark
  • Mass Plant
  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Native to Northeast
  • Specimen


  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Nature Attraction

  • Songbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average

Fall Color

  • Yellow

Flower Color

  • inconspicuous
  • Yellow


  • Yellow


  • Upright
  • Spreading