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Douglas' Maple

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Douglas' maple
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Douglas maple leaf

Acer glabrum

Deciduous Tree

Height: 30 ft.

Availability: Medium

Growing ease: High

Moisture req.: moist

Exposure req.: sun - part shade


Plant description:

Douglas maple is a nice substitution for vine maple in drier full sun conditions. Douglas maple has attractive fall color.. Not nearly as common around Puget Sound as the vine maple, but it is native to the Puget Sound region.

Keywords: red, upright