×
To buy, sell or swap plants and use our full service please log in or sign up – GreenPlantSwap is completely free!
Record your plants before you lose the plant labels! Just tick the ‘Garden’ box (below) on each plant. Learn more

Acer platanoides ‘Schwedleri’

'Schwedleri' Norway maple

Garden

Wishlist

  • Plant Placeholder

Features

  • BloomsMarch to April
  • Height8m to 15m
  • Spread7m to 14m
  • Speed of GrowthSlow
  • Growth HabitPyramidal
  • Flower ColourPurpleish yellow
  • Leaf ColourRed
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Acer platanoides ‘Schwedleri’ ('Schwedleri' Norway maple). This tree bears conspicuous, purple-yellow flowers before the leaves emerge. Foliage opens red, then becomes dark purple-green in the summer and finally turns orange-yellow in the autumn.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree

Other common names

Norway Maple

Origin

Norway, Switzerland

Interest and use

Ornamental, shade, foliage, Bonsai.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


  • Plant Placeholder

Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

This maple has a shallow root system and therefore should not be planted into the lawn as it will take all the moisture and nutrients out from the soil.

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

Aphids, scale insects, occasional gall mite.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Other Acer posts

To view Acer plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

Get started & find out why

Posts of the WeekPosts & Events

Open your garden for Thrive
  • Rhubarb
  • Watering
  • Digging
  • Sunflower
  • Potting
  • Grass

“It’s not just gardening,
it makes us healthier and happier”

Production v5.2.0 (5b9e0d2)