A deciduous snakebark maple making a small tree with white-striped purple bark on the younger branches. Leaves oval on red stalks; little autumn colour. Flowers yellow in drooping racemes in spring.
Fruit: typical winged shaped seeds.
Bark: white-striped purple bark on the younger branches.
Leaves: oval on red stalks
Autumn colour: Bright yellow.
Ultimate height: 12m
Uses: Grown as a medium tree in a garden setting, which beautiful contrast in bark colour.