Acer nikoense (Miq.) Maxim.
Acer maximowiczianum Miq.
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Deciduous tree up to 15 m high in the wild (to small rounded tree in cultivation). Young branches pubescent. Leaves trifoliate. Leaflet ovate to elliptic-oblong, 5-12 cm long, 2-6 cm wide. Only the middle one is stalked. Lamina dull green above, grayish pubescent beneath. Margin entire to shallowly serrate especially on the apical half. Foliage with beautiful autumn colors. Samara yellowish, 3-5 cm long, densely pubescent. Quite hardy.

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

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