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ACER platanoides

Commonly known as Norway maple

individually £8.50 each, 10+ £7.00 each

  • Deciduous - large, broadly ovate, dark green leaves 8-15cm (3-6in) long, each with 3-5 lobes, ending in slender, pointed teeth.
  • Yellow
  • Height - 25m (80ft)
  • Spread - 15m (50ft)
  • Tree - vigorous, spreading tree. Produces small but conspicuous, upright corymbs of flowers in spring followed by brown winged fruits.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, mites, scale insects, caterpillars, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - Europe
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Alkaline / Chalk loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
Acers - Care Guide
Planting to avoid allergic reactions and asthma
Shrubs - Care Guide
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
Trees - Care Guide
25m (80ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  15m (50ft)

Buy Varieties of ACER platanoides

ACER platanoides 'Crimson King'  AWARD

ACER platanoides 'Crimson King'  >

Commonly known as: Norway maple.
Purple Norway maple, wind tolerant
H/Std £55.00 each
Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020 - These plants are not available until September/October 2019

ACER platanoides 'Drummondii'

ACER platanoides 'Drummondii'  >

Commonly known as: Norway maple.
White variegated Norway maple
H/Std £55.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

ACER platanoides 'Princeton Gold'  AWARD

ACER platanoides 'Princeton Gold'  >

Commonly known as: Norway maple.
Bright yellow young leaves with red stems
H/Std £55.00 each

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