Paperbark Maple Characteristics
Paperbark Maple are famous for the curled peeling bark. The outer bark is a slight orange color while the inside is a very attractive rose gold. The green leaves have large flat teeth that are typical of maples. Samaras, commonly known as "helicopters" are spiral to the ground carrying seeds. These seeds are not often viable and propagation is difficult.
These low maintenance and showy ornamentals are easy to care for, particularly because of their strong resistance to serious pests and blights.