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Paperbark maple (Acer griseum) 血皮楓

Paperbark maple (Acer griseum) 血皮楓

Paperbark maple (Acer griseum) 血皮楓 Fall foliage is turning red.  秋色由綠轉紅.

Paperbark maple (Acer griseum) 血皮楓
Fall foliage is turning red. 秋色由綠轉紅.

Paperbark maple (Acer griseum) 血皮楓 Fall foliage is turning red.  秋色由綠轉紅.

Paperbark maple (Acer griseum) 血皮楓
Fall foliage is turning red. 秋色由綠轉紅.

Paperbark maple (Acer griseum) 血皮楓 Fall foliage is turning red. 秋色由綠轉紅.

Paperbark maple (Acer griseum) 血皮楓
Fall foliage is turning red. 秋色由綠轉紅.

Paperbark maple (Acer griseum) 血皮楓 Fall foliage is turning red. 秋色由綠轉紅.

Paperbark maple (Acer griseum) 血皮楓
Fall foliage is turning red. 秋色由綠轉紅.

Deciduous small to medium tree, mainly growing it for fall colour display.  Very hardy and easy to grow.  Best grow in full sun for best fall colour.  USDA Zones:4-8.  Mature size: 20′-30′(H) X 15′-20′(W).  It has copper red paper bark which is very interesting to look at.  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or grafting.  Suitable for small to medium garden.

血皮楓是小型到中型的落葉喬木.  秋天葉色由綠轉紅.  非常強健且容易栽種.   最好是種在全日照處這樣秋色會比較紅豔.  耐寒性佳.  成熟株高為20-30呎,寬幅為15-20呎.  樹幹的表面為紅銅色脫皮樣的樹皮紋理看起來蠻特別的.   繁殖以種子,扦插或高壓/嫁接法.  適合種在中小型花園.

 

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) 美國楓香

American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) is a large, native, deciduous tree that grows up to 60′-70′ tall. The leaves are 45′ wide.  Easy to grow.  Best grow in full sun location.  USDA Zones:5-9.  In fall, the green foliage turns orange red, quite stunning.   Its hard wood is good for furniture.  Its fruit and resin are valuable for medicinal uses.  Easy to propagate from seeds, cuttings or grafting.

原生於北美東部.  算是大型的落葉喬木.  以全日照環境為佳.  容易栽種.  耐寒.  秋色葉由綠轉橘紅,相當耀眼.  木材是硬木很適合做傢俱.  楓果在中藥叫’路路通’,為婦科用藥.  其樹的乾燥樹脂為中藥’楓香脂’,別名楓脂、膠香、白膠、白膠香、芸香等,主要為止血止痛以及解毒.  成熟株高60-70呎,寬幅為45呎.   容易以種子,扦插或嫁接等方式來繁殖.