Trident Maple – BRTM-0142




Trident Maple (Acer Buergerianum) – BRTM-0142


Type:  Deciduous


Lighting:  Full Sun/Partial Shade During Hot Summer Months


Age Specifications

  • ≈ 30+ years
  • Started 1992
  • Acquired August 2022


Tree Specifications

  • 25” Tall
  • 16” Across (left to right)
  • 11” Depth (front to back)
  • 12.5” Trunk (circumference)
  • 14” Root Base (left to right)


Pot Specifications

  • Blue Glazed Clay Pot – Oval
  • 20” Length
  • 16″ Width
  • 5” Height
  • Last Repotted: February 2023

Trident Maples thick trunk, lovely colorful leaves and a sturdy disposition, make the this bonsai tree one of the most sought-after bonsai’s by enthusiasts and collectors. This is a rapid-growing tree that is popular in city parks and gardens. It is hardy and can withstand tough conditions like dry soil, air pollution, and heavy pruning.

Trident maple is a small- to medium-sized, deciduous tree from Asia with a rounded, branching form. The leaves have three forward-facing lobes resembling a trident; triangular, three-lobed leaves (to 3.5” long) are glossy green above and pale green beneath.

This tree tends to grow as a multi-stemmed, low-branching specimen, but it can be pruned to a single stem. The exfoliating bark reveals an orange-brown inner bark, which adds interest. The fall color can be variable, sometimes yellows but usually reds and oranges.

This species has a strong root growth, is uncomplicated when repotting and tolerates pruning very well. Trident maple bonsai do not have excessive water requirements. Wintering is also easy. All in all, a good bonsai for beginners.Available for local pick-up (contact for personal delivery option).

Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 15 × 15 × 15 cm

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