Botanical Name: Acer spicatum
Height: to about 4 m
Season of bloom: May, plus showy keys through summer into fall
Wildlife benefits: Keys are eaten by birds and small mammals
From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes
Remarks: Foliage colours orange in autumn.
Similar species: Striped Maple
Availability: We are no longer propagating this small tree. To return to the list of plants, Plants