Maple - Box Elder

Acer negundo

Acer Negundo By Wendy Cutler [CC BY 2.0] (Photo Credits)

Fast growing deciduous spreading tree to 15m. Bright green leaves and clusters of greenish-yellow flowers. Can be tapped for its sweet syrup like the Sugar Maple. Very drought hardy, good specimen tree.

$14.90

Specifications of Maple - Box Elder

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Cool TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes (Often below -2)

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

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Maple - Box Elder Reviews & Tips

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Susan Beale
3y ago

Brisbane, Qld, Australia

Maple - Box Elder

Lose leaves at early onset of winter, so allowing sun to reach ground, whereas many deciduous, especially the more coloured maples, lose leaves later so keeping you cold in winter.

John Varriicchio
4y ago

St James , WA, Australia

Maple - Box Elder

Provides Deep shade and sanctuary in our hot summers

Howard Rose
5y ago

Bingara, NSW, Australia

Maple - Box Elder

These beautiful trees grow well in my town and the ones planted for shade together and alone are the best We have both extremes in the weather.

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