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
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Briones RP, Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo west, Redwood RP


1 gallon, long 1 gallon

bloom season Apr
pollinators Birds
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Coastal scrub
sun Full Sun
soil Good
flower color Inconspicuous
features Leaf color
bloom season Mar
bloom season May
water Mod
soil Moderate
habitat Oak woodland
sun Part Shade
growth habit Spreading

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