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Acer negundo ‘Variegatum’

Variegated Box Elder

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to April
  • Height6m to 15m
  • Spread3m to 12m
  • Speed of GrowthFast
  • Growth HabitUpright round
  • Flower ColourYellow, green
  • Leaf ColourSilver shades and light green variegated

Description

Acer negundo ‘Variegatum’ (Variegated Box Elder). This cultivar is a rounded deciduous tree growing up to 15 metres high. The leaves and the leaflets are bright green and edged with white, with the undersides being paler in colour, with prominent veins. The bark is brown-grey and ridged on the more mature wood. Youngest branches are green or purple in colour.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

Eastern and Central North America

Interest and use

Shade, ornamental, foliage Spring/Summer interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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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