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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Acer pensylvanicum L.
striped maple
ACPE

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit TR, SH   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N), CAN (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Single Stem
Bloat None   Growth Rate Slow
C:N Ratio High   Height at Base Age, Maximum 25
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 35.0
Fall Conspicuous Yes   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant Yes   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color Yellow   Lifespan Short
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability Yes
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color Brown      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Low
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 4.4
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils No   pH, Maximum 6.5
Anaerobic Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 700
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 1100
Cold Stratification Required Yes   Precipitation, Minimum 24
Drought Tolerance Low   Precipitation, Maximum 76
Fertility Requirement Medium   Root Depth, Minimum 28
Fire Tolerance Medium   Salinity Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 90   Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -47
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability No Known Source   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound 11360
Propagated By Bare Root Yes   Seed Spread Rate Slow
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor Low
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate None
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal High
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product Low   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 08/17/2019 10:44 PM CDT