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Boxelder

Botanical Name
Acer negundo
Min Zone
2
Max Zone
9
Height
30 to 50 feet
Width
30 to 50 feet
Flowers
March thru April: yellow-green, not effective
Fruit
Samaras with pair set at narrow angle, profuse and persistent
Light
Sun to shade
Soil
Adaptable to any conditions
Planting & Care
  • Easy to transplant
Problems
Weak wooded, short-lived tree, can be invasive, boxelder bugs
Varieties
  • Flamingo - variegated leaves of creamy white and grean that emerge bright pink in spring, 20 by 15 feet, Zone 5
  • Kelly's Gold - bright gold leaves
  • Sensation - better structure, brilliant red fall color, 30 by 25 feet, Zone 5

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