ACER macrophyllum

Commonly known as Big leaf maple, Oregon maple

Large dark green deeply lobed leaves which turn a bright orange in autumn. Fragrant yellow flowers in clusters followed by bristly fruit
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ACER macrophyllum

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  • Deciduous
    Broadly ovate, deeply 5-lobed, glossy leaves 20-30cm (8-12in) long
  • Yellow
  • Height
    20m (65ft)
  • Spread
    20m (65ft)
  • Tree
    Vigorous. Produces large, bristly, winged fruit
  • Very hardy Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - the largest leaves of any maple
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids, mites (causing galls), caterpillars, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch, honey fungus
  • Place of origin
    western North America
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes - pendent racemes 10-15cm (4-6in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • 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
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
20m (65ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  20m (65ft)

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