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Acer tegmentosum 'Joe Witt'
Common Name: Manchurian Snakebark Maple Family: Aceraceae (The Maple Family)

Notes:
The snakebark maples are superlative medium-sized trees with fascinating, snake-like striations to the bark. Acer 'Joe Witt' is an excellent cultivar with bold white, silver and green striations with red highlights that become more pronounced with time. Young twigs are pure white later revealing the green bark beneath. In winter the tree looks like a ghost in the landscape. Golden yellow fall colour. Very hardy. Avoid full sun which can damage the bark.

Awards:
GPP

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

Native Habitat:
Coniferous and mixed forests from 500-1000 m.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourYellow
TypeShrub Secondary Bloom Colour
Height25-40' Bloom TimeSpring
Spread10' and over FragranceNo
Light ExposurePart Sun Part Shade Foliage ColourGreen Good Fall Colour
Soil MoistureAverage Stem ColourWhite
Hardiness4-8 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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