The Vine Maple is one the most popular native shrubs used in landscapes. It tolerates a variety of site conditions and provides a beautiful woodland look with bold fall color. Depending on the conditions, the growth pattern can vary. The shrub grow vine-like in the shade and more upright and tree-like in the sun.
Vine Maple - Acer Circinatum
Size: Up to 21'
Growing Conditions: Prefers moist soils in shade, also tolerates sun
Features: Yellow, orange, and red fall color when in sunny conditions, wildlife friendly, erosion control, very popular native woodland shrub.
Natural Habitat: Found in forests throughout the Pacific Northwest, often along streambanks, grows vine-like in forest shade and upright and bushy in sun.
Companion Plants: Taller forest trees, Swordfern, lady fern