Acer miyabei Street Tree®
Street Tree Miyabe Maple
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- 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.