Acer 'Joe Witt' is an excellent snakebark maple with bold white, silver and green striations with red highlights that become more pronounced with time.
The snakebark maples are superlative medium-sized trees with fascinating, snake-like striations to the bark. Acer 'Joe Witt' is an excellent cultivar with bold white, silver and green striations with red highlights that become more pronounced with time. Young twigs are pure white later revealing the green bark beneath. In winter the tree looks like a ghost in the landscape. Golden yellow fall colour. Very hardy. Avoid full sun which can damage the bark.
Common Name: Manchurian Snakebark Maple
Family: Aceraceae (The Maple Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-8
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade
Width: 10' and over
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Stem Colour: White
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Coniferous and mixed forests from 500-1000 m.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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