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PARKWAY MAPLE
Acer platanoides 'Parkway'

General Notes

Produces heavy shade.

Family: Sapindaceae
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.

Tree Characteristics

Erect with a High Canopy.

Columnar Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 40 - 50 feet.

Width: 25 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Palmate, Medium Green, Gold, Deciduous.

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

Green Winged Seed, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.

Bark Dark Brown, Fissured.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 9 and 14 - 17.

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 7.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Drought tolerant.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids, Anthracnose, Oak Root Rot, Phytophthora, Root Rot, Sooty Mold and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as High.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acer platanoides 'Parkway' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 21, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acer-platanoides-parkway >

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