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Acer negundo ‘Dr Herskalt’

Ash-leaved maple

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to April
  • Height10m to 4m
  • Speed of GrowthFast
  • Growth HabitUpright round
  • Flower ColourYellow, green
  • Leaf ColourPale green, yellow

Description

Acer negundo ‘Dr Herskalt’ (Ash-leaved maple). This is a rare bushy shrub-like form of the A. negundo which grows to 3-4 m tall. It has 3-5 lobed, pale green leaves in summer, which turn yellow in the autumn.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree

Other common names

Box elder, Water ash, Maple

Origin

Eastern and Central North America

Interest and use

Specemin tree

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Acers are fully to frost hardy and will require sun or semi-shade in fertile, well-drained soil.

Propagation

Seed or by grafting

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaf eating caterpillars or aphids sometimes infest plants. Also prone to scale insects, tar spot, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch and honey fungus.

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