paperbark maple tree is a deciduous, slow-growing maple tree.
It prefers full sun to partial shade. Paperbark maple trees
grow best in moist, well-drained soil, but will survive in a
variety of soil conditions, although it is not drought tolerant.
Hardy in zones five through seven, the paperbark maple tree
will perform better in the north than it will the south.
maple tree will grow to a height of twenty feet and have an
equal mature spread. The rounded shape of this maple tree
makes it particularly stunning as a species plant. The paperbark
maple tree is noted, and named, for its cinnamon colored bark,
which peels off in thin, curly strips. It is also popular
for its crimson red fall foliage. The trunk of a paperbark
maple tree is often multi-stemmed.
maple tree should be mulched to keep the roots cool, as well
as prevent any competing plants from growing. The upright
form of a paperbark maple tree often will become excessively
twiggy inside. The leaves are three to six inches wide and
are trifoliate. The paperbark maple tree is one of the last
maple trees to develop fall color, and the leaves will persist