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Acer heldreichii

Heldreich's maple

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to April
  • Height6m to 20m
  • Growth HabitUpright round
  • Flower ColourYellow-green
  • Leaf ColourGlossy medium green

Description

Acer heldreichii (Heldreich's maple). This maple has medium sized (5-15cms long), deeply lobed, mid green leaves which have glossy top sides and are paler beneath. Autumn foliage is yellow.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree

Other common names

Greek maple, Balkan maple

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Grown as a specimen tree

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

You will need to grow in fertile moist well-drained soil, in sun or partial shade.

Propagation

You will only need to prune from late autumn to mid winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for scale insects, aphids or mites.

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