Shantung or purpleblow maple (Acer truncatum)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Shantung or purpleblow maple
Shantung or purpleblow maple Shantung or purpleblow maple Shantung or purpleblow maple
Shantung or purpleblow maple (Acer truncatum)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
20 to 30 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
20 to 30 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Slower
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Attractive
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
broad, rounded, symmetrical, dense form; 20-30’ tall and wide; slow to moderate grower; star-shaped leaf; late yellow-orange to purplish-green fall color; full sun; adaptable to most soils and pH; drought, heat, urban, and air pollution tolerant; native to Asia; hardy to zone 4a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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