Acer diabolicum

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  1. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Devil Maple (Acer diabolicum)

    Photograph by: Piotr Banaszczak of Rogòw Arboretum, Rogòw, Poland.

    Native to open, sunny sites in the mountains of south and central Japan. Common name earned by the presence of persistent styles between the wings of the fruits. Rare in the nursery industry due to the difficulty of propagation.

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    I am a new member of the North American Maple Society and had the opportunity to purchase the excellent collection of cards avaliable to members. They are exquisite!
     
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    Fall Color at Bernheim Arboretum.
     

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    Acer diabolicum.... pics taken 26th April 2009 at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum. U.K.They are now the holders of the Acer species "National collection" in Britain.
     

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    Gomero Well-Known Member Maple Society 10 Years

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    Great pics Silver surfer. Now you have to go back to Westonbirt, later in the season, and post pictures of the samaras ;o))

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    alex66 Well-Known Member Maple Society 10 Years

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    many thanks Luddite !
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    Yes, very nice. Must be interesting having close access to such an arboretum.
     
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    Hi Chimera,Westonbirt is about 1.5hrs drive from here. If we lived nearer, we would be there every day. No matter what time of year you go there is ALWAYS something new to see. On the weekend, I saw this tree and went for a closer look... it had lots of pink hanging down... I thought it might have been Acer negundo violaceum... only to find it was Acer diabolicum. We must have walked past it on many occasions... but never noticed it.
    It is an old estate, planted with all the "new" trees that the planthunters were bringing back over 200 years ago It was handed to the Forestry Commision in 1950's. There are still many of the original plantings. Also, lots of Champion trees. It is a beautiful kaleidoscope of colours and textures. It has no signs "Keep of the grass" you can wander all over, having a close look or a more distant vista. It is excellent for the labels on trees and shrubs.
    It is all now on the internet. You can search the interactive site for a special tree and find out exactly where to find it on a map. Do give it a try.

    http://www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt

    http://www.thewestonbirtmap.org.uk/release_live/frames.htm

    They have 3 Acer diabolicum listed!
     
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    Hi Silver Surfer, Very interesting and thank you for the links, seems like a person can learn a lot there. Will take some time to look at the website.
     
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    More flowers, these on a young graft from Esveld. Probably the last flowers I'll see on this one for many years...
     

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    i love this maple :)
     

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