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Scientific Name: Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'
Pronunciation: AY-sur juh-PON-ih-kum
Common Name: fernleaf maple
Family Name: Sapindaceae
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Key ID Features: Leaves long, ovate lobes, acuminate, doubly serrate, highly dissected, palmately cut. Winter ID: buds look like a moose hoof with hair around the base.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Open, Spreading, Twiggy, Upright
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:3 - 5m
Spread:5 - 7m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Container planting, Fall interest, Shade tree, Small garden/space, Specimen plant, Woodland margin
Additional Info: Google
fernleaf maple
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Lobed, Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Lustrous
Colour in Fall: Red
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Orbicular, Ovate
Apices: Acuminate
Bases: Cordate
Margins: Dentate, Incised, Pinnately lobed

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Corymb
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Colour (petals): Showy, Purple, Red
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Apr

Fruit Type: Samara
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Showy

Bark Morphology: Smooth
Bark or Stem Colour: n/a
Leaf Bud Type: Ovoid, Scaled in two ranks
Leaf Scar Shape:Crescent shaped

Propagation: Cuttings, Grafting
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Aphids or adelgids, Canker or sap rot, Caterpillar or cutworm, Fungal leaf spot, Galls, Heart rot, Mites, Root rot, Scale insects, Wilt,
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