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G6800, Revised June 2008

Selecting Landscape Plants: Shade Trees

Trident maple (Acer buergeranum)

Small trees

Golden-rain tree
Golden-rain tree

Golden-rain tree
 

Trident maple is a small, round-headed tree with attractive, exfoliating bark. New leaves are often bronze to purple, changing to glossy green in summer and finally orange and red in the fall. It transplants readily and tolerates drought well.

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