Acer glabrum Torr. ssp. douglasii (Hook.) Wesmael

Scientific Name: Acer glabrum Torr. ssp. douglasii (Hook.) Wesmael

Classification: Plantae/ Tracheobionta / Spermatophyta / Magnoliophyta / Magnoliopsida / Rosidae / Sapindales / Aceraceae / Acer L./ Acer glabrum Torr. ssp. douglasii (Hook.) Wesmael

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General Information
Usda SymbolACGLD2
Life CyclePerennial
Growth HabitsShrubTree,
Native LocationsACGLD2

Plant Guide

Use soil moisture sensors to measure the soil moisture of Acer glabrum Torr. ssp. douglasii (Hook.) Wesmael.

Plant Traits

Growth Requirements

Temperature, Minimum (°F)-13
Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceLow
Fertility RequirementMedium
Fire ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days, Minimum120
Hedge ToleranceNone
Moisture UseMedium
pH, Maximum7.5
pH, Minimum5.5
Planting Density per Acre, Maxim2700
Planting Density per Acre, Minim700
Precipitation, Maximum50
Precipitation, Minimum16
Root Depth, Minimum (inches)24
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceTolerant


Resprout AbilityYes
Shape and OrientationErect
Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousYes
Fire ResistantNo
Flower ColorGreen
Flower ConspicuousNo
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerModerate
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit/Seed ConspicuousNo
Nitrogen FixationNone
Low Growing GrassNo
Leaf RetentionNo
Known AllelopathNo
Height, Mature (feet)30.0
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (fee20
Growth RateModerate
Growth FormSingle Stem
Fruit/Seed ColorBrown


Vegetative Spread RateNone
Small GrainNo
Seedling VigorMedium
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seed per Pound16000
Fruit/Seed PersistenceNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by CormNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Bloom PeriodLate Spring
Commercial AvailabilityContracting Only
Fruit/Seed AbundanceMedium
Fruit/Seed Period BeginSummer
Fruit/Seed Period EndFall
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbNo
Propagated by ContainerYes


Veneer ProductNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Protein PotentialLow
Post ProductNo
Palatable HumanNo
Palatable Graze AnimalMedium
Palatable Browse AnimalMedium
Nursery Stock ProductYes
Naval Store ProductNo
Lumber ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductLow
Fodder ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Berry/Nut/Seed ProductNo
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