Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.
This small, deciduous, oval to oval-rounded paperbark maple tree is noted for its peeling, cinnamon to reddish brown bark. Trifoliate leaves are dark green, but turn red in the fall. Seed is a two winged samara.
No serious disease or pest problems. Tree is a slow grower (6 inches - 12 inches per year). Prefers moist, well-drained soil, but does well in clay soils.
Excellent small tree for small properties. Appropriate as an understory tree in a woodland garden or as a specimen in many locations around the home.