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The Red List of Acer

Maples turning red - one in five threatened with extinction in the wild. Only concerted conservation efforts will prevent their extinction.

Seed Distribution Scheme - 2020

The seed distribution scheme allows members to access seed collected from various maple species and cultivars.

If you wish to apply for a share of this seed then please continue to the full article

Accepted Names for the Genus Acer

Acer mandshuricum, flower

We are pleased to announce that the list of accepted names in the genus Acer is now finished and available on the Maple Society website.

Maple Cultivar Registration

The International Maple Society was appointed International Cultivar Registration Authority (ICRA) for the genus Acer by the International Society for Horticultural Science (I.S.H.S.) in 2013. The ICRA system aims to promote stability in the naming of cultivated plants by promoting lists of authenticated names in a number of important groups of plants which are commonly cultivated.

Read more to find the registraton form and full information abou the registration of Acer cultivars.

Welcome to the Maple Society

From Japanese Maples, through Europe to the Oregon Maple - the Maple Society is the international society for all acer enthusiasts and experts.


The Maple Society holds a regular series of events from the Spring tour in the UK, through the AGM in Autum as well as the North American Branch conference and the triennial symposium.

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