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Acer pseudoplatanus

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
AY-ser soo-doh-PLUH-ta-nus
Description

Site: Range of soil types (sandy, clay); tolerates air pollution and salt

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Atropurpureum'
  • 'Brilliantissimum'
  • 'Esk Sunset'
  • 'Nizetii'
  • Purpureum
Tags:
#deciduous#tree#maple#salt tolerant#clay soil#air pollution tolerant#sandy soil
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Atropurpureum'
  • 'Brilliantissimum'
  • 'Esk Sunset'
  • 'Nizetii'
  • Purpureum
Tags:
#deciduous#tree#maple#salt tolerant#clay soil#air pollution tolerant#sandy soil
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Acer
    Species:
    pseudoplatanus
    Family:
    Sapindaceae
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    Salt, air pollution, and sandy or clay soil
    Dimensions:
    Height: 40 ft. 0 in. - 60 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 25 ft. 0 in. - 40 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Sand
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Pink
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Gold/Yellow
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Leaf Margin:
    Lobed
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    3 to 6 in. opposite, simple leaves with 5 lobes; non-showy fall color
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Dark Brown
    Light Brown
    Red/Burgundy
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Red/Burgundy
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Pollution
    Salt