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Hedge Maple Acer campestre

Phonetic Spelling
AY-ser kam-PES-tray
Description

Easy to transplant; good street tree; casts dense shade; shallow root system. The form is rounded; dense; often branched to the ground.

Native to Europe. Distribution Map.

 

 

Cultivars:
  • Pulverulentum
  • Royal Ruby
Tags:
#deciduous#fall color#yellow#shade tree#compaction#drought tolerant#urban#air pollution tolerant#wet sites
Cultivars:
  • Pulverulentum
  • Royal Ruby
Tags:
#deciduous#fall color#yellow#shade tree#compaction#drought tolerant#urban#air pollution tolerant#wet sites
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Acer
    Species:
    campestre
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Enhancement
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Rounded
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Samara
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Insignificant
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Insignificant
    Flower Description:
    Not showy
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Leaf Margin:
    Lobed
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    2 to 4 in. opposite, simple leaves with 3 to 5 rounded lobes; sometimes develops yellow to yellow-green fall color late in the season
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Dark Brown
    Light Brown
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Design Feature:
    Shade Tree
    Street Tree
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Compaction
    Pollution
    Urban Conditions
    Wet Soil