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ACER platanoides 'Princeton Gold'

Commonly known as Norway maple


ACER platanoides 'Princeton Gold'

 
H/Std £65.00 each 
  • Deciduous
    Large, broadly ovate leaves 8-15cm (3-6in) long, each with 3-5 lobes, ending in slender-pointed teeth.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    10-12m (33-40ft)
  • Spread
    10-12m (33-40ft)
  • Tree
    Vigorous, spreading tree. Produces 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 - one of the best yellows. Not so susceptible to leaf-scorch in our temperate climate
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids, mites, scale insects, caterpillars, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin
    USA.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold
  • 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
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
  • 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
10-12m (33-40ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10-12m (33-40ft)
 

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