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ACER saccharinum

Commonly known as River maple, Silver maple, White maple


 

Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Whip £18.00 each 

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre
  • Deciduous - sharply toothed, shallowly to deeply 5-lobed leaves 10-20cm (4-8in) long.
  • Green - greenish yellow
  • Height - 25m (80ft)
  • Spread - 15m (50ft)
  • Tree - very large, spreading, fast-growing tree often with pendent branches. Produces flowers in small, erect corymbs.
  • 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 - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, mites, scale insects, caterpillars, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - eastern North America.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Lobed - see photos above
  • 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 -
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
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Acers - Care Guide
Planting to avoid allergic reactions and asthma
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Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
Trees - Care Guide
25m (80ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  15m (50ft)
 

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