|Acer davidii is a deciduous tree, at times with several trunks, usually higher than wide. At maturity, bark and branches are striped green and white. Dark green, ovate to oblong leaves to 6 inches long, that will turn orange to yellow in autumn. Racemes of light yellow flowers bloom along with pink-brown fruit. The cultivar, 'Horizontale' is a very wide spreading perennial 15 feet tall and 25 feet wide. Maroon-purple leaves when young, later changing to dark green.