Acer platanoides L.

Norway Maple

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Family: Sapindaceae

Genus: Acer

Category: Tree - Deciduous

Zones: 3 to 7

Size: to 50' tall and slightly less wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Opposite dark green leaves with 5 pointed lobes. Yellow autumn color. Dense form with rounded crown, regular habit. Has shallow roots so not easy to grow other plants below the canopy. Sensitive to 2 4-D herbicide.

Cultivars: 

'Crimson King' - rounded form, purple summer color.

History: 

Published in Sp. Pl. 2: 1055 in 1753.

Native to temperate Asia and Europe.

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