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Acer negundo

Box elder

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Key information

Plant type

Deciduous tree

Flower colour



Autumn colour



Skill level


photo by J S Sira, copyright GAP Photos (53301)

Plant details

A fast-growing, medium size tree from North America, with light green leaflets that turn yellow in autumn. Greenish yellow flowers are born in pendent racemes with male and female flowers on different plants.

Family: Aceraceae

Genus: Acer

Species: negundo

Plant type: Deciduous tree

Flower colour: Green

Foliage colour: Light green

Feature: Autumn colour

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Boggy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 1500cm

Spread: 1000cm

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