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Acer platanoides ‘Drummondii’

Norway maple

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to April
  • Height8m to 15m
  • Spread7m to 14m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitUpright round
  • Flower ColourYellow, tinged with red
  • Leaf ColourGreen, cream-white, orange

Description

Acer platanoides ‘Drummondii’ (Norway maple). This Norway maple has green leaves broadly variegated with wide margins of cream-white. The leaves turn orange in the autumn. The flowers are yellow, tinged with red and appear in late spring.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Other common names

Maple

Origin

Norway, Switzerland

Interest and use

Ornamental, shade, foliage. Spring interest.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Pollution tolerant

Propagation

Species are propagated by seed, or by grafting or simple layering in late winter or early spring, or by budding in summer.

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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