Acer cappadocicum at Roath Mill Gardens

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Acer cappadocicum
March 2015

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Acer cappadocicum
mid May 2015

Acer cappadocicum 2

Acer cappadocicum autumn colour
early October 2015

Grid reference ST 19760 78001
Common name Cappadocian maple
Origin West Asia
Deciduous Yes
Status Wales Champion 2013
Height 18M March 2015
Girth 317cm March 2015
Reference 161

This tree is about 60M north of the footbridge at the junction of two paths.

Acer cappadocicum bark

Acer cappadocicum bark
March 2015

Acer cappadocicum leaf

Acer cappadocicum leaf
mid June 2015

Acer cappadocicum seed

Acer cappadocicum seed
mid June 2015

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Acer cappadocicum seed
early October 2015

Acer cappadocicum flower

Acer cappadocicum flowers
late April 2016

General tree description

Acer cappadocicum is a fast-growing tree which can reach 30 metres tall and has a broad, rounded crown. Its bark is greenish-grey, with shallow grooves when the tree is mature. The leaves are palmate with five to seven lobes, 6 to 15cm across. The flowers appear in early spring and are yellow-green with five petals 3 to 4mm long.