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VARIEGATED BOX ELDER
Acer negundo 'Variegatum'

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General Notes

Smaller than the species. Leaves are a combination of light green and white.

Native to California.

Trees may be referred to as male or female.

Family: Sapindaceae
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a High Canopy.

Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 40 - 50 feet.

Width: 25 - 35 feet.

Growth Rate: 36 or More Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Light Green or White, Gold, Deciduous.

Green. Flowers in Spring. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.

Prolific, Beige Winged Seed, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer.

Bark Black or Dark Gray, Blocky or Furrowed.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones A2, A3, 1 - 10 and 12 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Wet to Moist Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids and Beetle Borers, Powdery Mildew, Root Rot and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Weak.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

Allergy and Irritant Health Hazard.

Desirable Wildlife Plant.

Special Uses & Values

Riparian, Screen.

Bonsai.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acer negundo 'Variegatum' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 23, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acer-negundo-variegatum >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.