1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006

trident maple

Acer buergerianum

Trident maple or three-toothed maple is native to China, Korea and Japan. It is a small, rounded, deciduous tree that grows slowly to 20-30’. Triangular, three-lobed 3.5” long leaves are glossy green above and pale green beneath. Variable but usually attractive fall color features shades of dark red and orange. Exfoliating bark will develop on mature trunks.