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Paper Bark Maple -   Acer Griseum 

Heigh 20-40'


 Paperbark Maple is a small tree with with cinnamon brown exfoliating bark that is beautiful year round. Leaves are small three lobed green in summer and brown to red in fall. Some years the fall leaf  color can be quite spectacular. These can be grown as multiple trunk tree if preferred. A Paperbark Maple is a relatively small tree that will need some protection from the winter winds. These maples seem quite hardy for the north as they do well even in northern Michigan. These paperbark should do well as far south as northern Georgia through Kansas. The rate of growth appears to be about 6-12" per year. The paperbark prefers a wide range of soils and has a medium tolerance for salt and drought. The leaves can scorch in the hot summer sun without supplemental water. It prefers full sun to full shade ( in the south plant paperbark maple in the shade) and can handle moist soils. There are no serious pests that target paperbark maple. Paperbark maples make an excellent specimen tree. The paperbark maple is native to central China, arriving here in the early 1900's but only now becoming popular. It's slow growing but a must have tree for any house.

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Mature Paperbark Maple 6 year old 6' Paperbark Maple in our field close up of the bark on a young Acer Griseum

To order Paperbark Maple seedling by PHONE: Call us at 231-544-6769.  Phone orders can be charged to VISA, Discover, Amex or MasterCard accounts.

To order Paperbark Maple seedlings by MAIL: For those who wish to order by mail or prefer to send a check, send orders to: Porcupine Hollow Farm   8593 W. State Rd.  Central Lake, Mi. 49622

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