Plant Care Trident maple

Trident maple

Taxonomy

Acer buergerianum
Acer
Sapindaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Trident maple

Water

How often to water your Trident maple

Water needs for Trident maple
0.5 cups
every 9

Trident maple needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Trident maple

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Trident maple in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Trident maple: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Trident maple love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Trident maple does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Trident maple in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Trident maple

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Trident maple: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Trident maple after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Trident maple is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Trident maple

Trident maple

Trident maple


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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