Acer miyabei Street Tree®
Common name: 
Street Tree Miyabe Maple
Pronunciation: 
A-ser mi-YA-bee-I
Family: 
Aceraceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf deciduous tree, 45 ft tall and 35 ft wide (14 × 11 m), upright oval habit.  Leaves opposite, simple, 10-15 cm long, 5 lobed (sometimes 3), lobes have indentations and end in a rounded point, dark green above, lower side olive green with tufts of hairs in axils; yellow-green veins visible; petiole yellow, 15 cm long, yields a milky latex when cut.  Fall color is pale yellow in late fall.  Flowers appear with expanding leaves, they are small, yellow-green, in 10-12 cm long upright clusters.  Fruit (samara), nutlet covered with pubescence, 2 cm long, wings horizontal.
  • Well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4          
  • The parent tree was selected from the collections at The Morton Arboretum.  A Chicagoland Grows TM introduction.
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