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HEDGE MAPLE
Acer campestre

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Photo Locations: San Diego, CA, Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA and National Arboretum - Washington, DC

General Notes

Grows best in well-drained soil and will tolerate dry, poor, or sandy soil. Somewhat fissured bark. Very hardy. Known to tolerate air pollution.

Native to Europe and Western Asia.

Family: Sapindaceae
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.

Additional Common Names

HEDGE MAPLE, FIELD MAPLE

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.

Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 25 - 35 feet.

Width: 25 - 35 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 Inches per Year.

Longevity 40 to 150 years.

Leaves Palmate, Dark Green, Gold, Deciduous.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Green to Yellow-Green. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Brown Winged Seed, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.

Bark Striking, Dark Brown or Dark Gray, Fissured.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 2 - 9 and 14 - 17.

USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade.

Moist to Dry and Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Not Suited.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids, Root Rot and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Hedged.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acer campestre Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 20, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acer-campestre >

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