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A picture of a Velvet Maple

Velvet Maple

Acer velutinum

Also known as

Persian Maple

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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40m

Max

15m

10m

Min

7m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Velvet Maple Overview

This is one of the largest species that grows in the wild; it can grow up to 40m tall. It has 5- lobed leaves 15cms or more wide, which are hairy on the undersides.

Common problems with Velvet Maple

How to propagate Velvet Maple

Seed

By seed.

Other uses of Velvet Maple

Specimen tree.

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