Acer macrophyllum

Acer macrophyllum

big-leaf maple



  • Native to stream banks and canyons
  • Tall deciduous tree can reach 100 feet
  • Needs water to roots
  • Not drought tolerant
  • Host to Phytopthera ramorum (sudden oak death) so it may not be taken into unaffected counties
  • Found in Bay Hills, Diablo and Hamilton sections

Briones RP, Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo West, Redwood RP


1 gal long, 1 gallon

bloom season Apr
sun Full Sun
soil Good
water High
flower color Inconspicuous
features Leaf color
bloom season Mar
bloom season May
habitat Mixed evergreens
water Mod
sun Part Shade
habitat Riparian
soil Well-drained
dormancy winter

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