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Hedge Maple

Botanical Name
Acer campestre
Min Zone
5
Max Zone
8
Height
25 to 35 feet
Width
Comparable to height
Flowers
May: yellow-green, not exceptional
Fruit
Double samaras: forms straigt line (180 degree angle)
Fall Color
Yellow-green or yellow
Light
Full sun to light shade
Soil
Rich, well-drained, adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Transplants easily
  • Extremely adaptable, will perform well in high pH soils as well as acidic soils, dry conditions and compacted soils
  • Withstands severe pruning
  • Tolerant of air pollution and salt spray
Problems
Verticillium wilt, spider mites
Varieties
  • Royal Ruby - new foliage emerges ruby red and matures to dark green in summer
  • Metro Gold (Acer campestre 'Panacek') - narrow, oval habit with yellow fall color, 35 feet tall by 20 feet wide

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August 22
Mequon Nature Preserve
Mequon, WI
 

August 24
Sanger House Gardens
Milwaukee, WI
 

Sept. 14
Pasquesi Home & Gardens
Lake Bluff, IL

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