ORNAMENTAL PLANTS OF HORTICULTURE VALUE
Hardy trees and shrubs for special environmental conditions
||Sapindaceae, formerly as Aceraceae
Acer pseudo-sieboldianum (Pax) Kom. - Maple
Far East (southern regions), Korea and southeastern
Manchuria. Broadleaved forests, along streams, on
Medium-sized tree of about 8 m. Leaves 9 or 11-lobed,
10-12 cm diam. Very attractive, resistant to urban pollution.
Z 5 (4).
Acer semenovii Regel et Herd. - Maple
Central Asia (Pamiro Alay, Tien Shan), Iran and Afghanistan.
Broadleaved forests, river valleys, on mountain slopes.
Small tree or shrub 5-6 m. Leaves 3-lobed, up to 5 cm long.
Often abundant crops of attractive pink, winged fruits. Cold
resistant and heat resistant. Does well in hot but not humid
climate. Z 6 (5). New.
Acer tegmentosum Maxim. - Maple
Far East (southern regions), Korea and northeastern China.
Tall shrub or medium-sized tree up to 15 m. Leaves 3-lobed
with rounded blade 17 cm diam. Very ornamental. Resistant to
urban pollution. Does well in partial shade. Not very drought
tolerant. Z 5 (4).
Acer trautvetteri Medwedev - Maple
Caucasus, in meadows in forest and subalpine zone at
1,600-2,500 m, usually on lime soil.
Tree of a medium size (up to 15 m) with large five-lobed
leaves 9-15 cm long and 11-16 cm wide. Dark green in summer
they turn carmine in autumn. A handsome foliage tree.
Requires air humidity, not cold resistant. Z 6.
Acer turcomanicum Pojark. - Maple
Central Asia (Kopet-Dag) and Iran. Rocky gorges, among
Small tree, rarely a shrub. Leaves grey green, 3-lobed,
4 cm x 5 cm wide. The yellow winged fruits are attractive.
Very ornamental, heat and drought resistant. Z 6 (5). New.