• Deciduous
    Large, broadly ovate, dull, mid-green leaves 8-18cm (3-7in) long with 3 lobes.
  • Green
    Greenish yellow
  • Height
    20m (70ft)
  • Spread
    12m (40ft)
  • Tree
    Very large with dense oval to rounded crown. Produces flowers in upright 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

ACER saccharum

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Whip £30.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
H/Std £65.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    With Black maple, A. nigrum, the tree for maple syrup. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
    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)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (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
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly columnar
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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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
20m (70ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  12m (40ft)
 

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