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Hedge Maple

Acer campestre

GIS Coordinate:
N40 21.161 W94 52.856

Trail Number:
T24

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Description

Family:
Aceraceae

Foliage: 
Leaves opposite, simple, 2 to 4 inches across, with three to five lobes. Milky sap exudes from detached petiole or leaf stem.

Native Locale:
Widespread in Europe, near East and Africa

Mature Height:
25 to 35 feet

Mature Width:
25 to 75 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone (4)5 to 8

Soil Preference:
Prefers dry; alkaline soil

Growth Habit:
Usually rounded and dense, often branched to the ground making grass culture difficult; some trees display a pyramidal- oval outline; can be easily limbed up

Rate of Growth:
Slow, 10 to 14' over a 10 to 15 years

Disease and Insect:
Essentially pest and disease free

Landscape Value:
n/a

Additional Notes:
n/a

Photos

Fruit - Hedge MapleLeaf - Hedge MapleSummer - Hedge MapleSummer '08 - Hedge Maple