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Acer campestre

Common Name(s):
Hedge maple
Cultivar(s):
Pulverulentum , Royal Ruby
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Easy to transplant; good street tree; casts dense shade; shallow root system

Play Value: Wildlife Enhancement

SeedSamara

Height:
25-35 ft.
Flower:
Not showy
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to light shade; moist, well drained soil; tolerates drought, air pollution, wind, slightly wet and compacted soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Rounded; dense; often branched to the ground
Width:
25-35 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
2 to 4 in. opposite, simple leaves with 3 to 5 rounded lobs; sometimes develops yellow to yellow-green fall color late in the season
Tags:
“playground “, “play “, deciduous, fall color, yellow, “children’s garden “, shade tree

NCCES plant id: 1872

Acer campestere fall color
Herman Falkner sokol, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Acer campestre leaf
Free Photos and Art, CC BY - 2.0
Acer campestre samara
Science and Plants for Schools, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0