Caucasian Maple

The term “Caucasian maple” typically refers to Acer cappadocicum, a species of maple tree native to regions in the Caucasus and parts of Asia. This deciduous tree is appreciated for its attractive foliage, which includes large, lobed leaves that turn various shades of red and orange in the autumn.

The Appearance

A medium-sized deciduous tree with a rounded crown and large, lobed leaves that turn yellow and red in autumn.


The Produce

The seeds, arranged in clusters, feature a characteristic wing structure that aids in their dispersal by the wind.


The Flowers

Produces small, yellow-green flowers in spring, followed by winged seeds.


The Leaves

Each leaf typically consists of five lobes, creating a visually appealing and symmetrical appearance.


The Bark

The bark is gray and smooth, becoming more fissured with age.


The Habitat

Prefers well-drained soils and full sun to partial shade. Commonly found in gardens and parks.


The Ecology

Provides habitat and food for various wildlife, including birds and insects.


The Culture

Valued for its ornamental foliage and timber. Often planted in gardens and parks.


Fun Facts

The Caucasian Maple is known for its vibrant autumn colors and attractive, lobed leaves.

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