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Norway Maple

Botanical Name
Acer platanoides
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 7(8)
Height
40 to 50 feet
Width
Two thirds height or equal width
Flowers
April: yellow
Fruit
Samaras, pair set like coat hangers
Fall Color
Yellow
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Well drained, adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Easy to transplant
  • Tolerates urban sites and is salt tolerant
  • Few scorch problems
Problems
Decline, girdling roots, verticillium wilt, weedy, overused
Varieties
  • Summershade - leathery foliage, more heat tolerant, 42x40'
  • Cleveland - upright oval form, yellow fall color, 40x30'

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