SelecTree: Tree Detail
COLUMNARE NORWAY MAPLE
Acer platanoides 'Columnare'
Photo Locations: Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA.
Grows quickly and in a wide variety of soils.
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 50 - 65 feet.
Width: 15 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Palmate, Medium Green, Gold, Deciduous.
Green or Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Brown 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.
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, Armillaria, Phytophthora, Root Rot, Sooty Mold and Verticillium.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acer platanoides 'Columnare' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Nov 12, 2018.
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