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Dan Crowley (2020)
Crowley, D. (2020), 'Acer 'Gimborn'' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.
This taxon is sometimes attributed to Acer capillipes, though is more likely a hybrid between that species and another species. A small tree. Bark strongly straited. Leaves larger than typical A. capillipes, 10–12 cm long, 3 and also 5-lobed (van Gelderen & van Gelderen 1999). Distributed in cultivation only.
USDA Hardiness Zone 6-7
RHS Hardiness Rating H6
‘Gimborn’ was raised and introduced by the Von Gimborn Arboretum, the Netherlands, for which it was named in 1996, having arisen there as a seedling. (van Gelderen and van Gelderen 1999; Hatch 2018–2020). Its true parentage requires further investigation.