Vine maple (Acer circinatum)
Vine maple (Acer circinatum) is a tree that can grow 3m – 8m tall and 3m – 8m wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Vine maple (Acer circinatum).
This plant is commonly known as vine maple.
This is a deciduous plant that takes 20-50 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: vine maple
Scientific name: Acer circinatum
Plant type: Trees
Height: 3m – 8m
Spread: 3m – 8m
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial shade
Soil: Clay, Loam
Moisture: Moist but well drained
Garden type: Informal Garden
Planting type: Low Maintenance
Trees are essential plants in gardens, large and small, with their sculptural presence.
In terms of design, they add height, structure and interest all year round with attractive flowers, foliage, fruits and trunks.
In addition, they provide home and a food source for birds and other wildlife.
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Vine maple (Acer circinatum), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Vine maple (Acer circinatum) is a plant that prefers to grow in clay or loam.
Clay soil is composed of more than 25 percent clay particles. These particles have a high moisture holding capacity and the soil is heavy to dig and can be waterlogged in winter (dry in summer).
The loam soil is dark, rich in organic matter but balanced in minerals. It offers the best of all worlds, retaining enough water for the plants, but allowing excess moisture to drain away. This is the most desired type of garden soil, perfect for most plants.
It is not very sensitive to soil acidity or alkalinity and grows well in soils with pH acid, alkaline or neutral.
Regarding drainage, Acer circinatum likes to grow in moist but well drained soil.
Vine maple (Acer circinatum) is a plant that should be grown in full sun or partial shade positions.