Acer circinatum
Vine Maple

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DESCRIPTION

Vine Maple
Acer circinatum

- Plant listed for information only. Not currently being sold at Garden Centers

This Maple is perfect for a small garden! Its light green leaves are round, wide and lobed offering superb cover and nesting sites for many native birds. Small white flowers bloom in early April providing early nectar for local native bees and butterflies. Amazingly colorful fall foliage show!

BENEFITS
  • Superb fall color with up to 4 colors on one tree!
  • A perfect cover tree near a bird feeder!
  • Large round leaves create a superb formal look
  • Performs best in the landscape in a cool, moist area
  • Perfect for small garden spaces
  • A nectar source for Western Tiger Swallowtail
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Moist, wooded, coastal areas from British Columbia south to California.

Map Credit: The Biota of North America 
MAP KEY: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)

Interesting Facts

Coast Salish people traditionally used the vine maple for fishing net frames while the lower Thompson people have used it for making snowshoes and cradle frames. Coastal Native Americans have boiled the bark of its roots to make a tea for colds.

 

GROWING TIPS

 

Mature Size: 15-25ft. Tall x 15-25ft. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 6-9

Sun Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade

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