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Field Maple

Acer campestre

Common maple, Dog oak, Hedge maple, Master tree, Common elder, Maser tree

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A hardy medium sized deciduous tree or bush, with a compact but busy crown. It's leaves have 5 blunt lobes which are pink at first then turn red and gold in autumn. Producing winged maple fruits from small green flowers, it will grow in most situations.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring

Propagation

Notes
Froom seed in mid to late autumn or spring. You can also take softwood cuttings in early summer.

Special features

Geography

Origin
Europe, Eurasia

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
A low maintenance tree frequently grown as hedging in coastal settings and informal gardens

Personality

Family
Sapindaceae
Flower colour
Green
Scent
None

Problems

Horse chestnut scale and Verticillium wilt may be a problems
Aphids
Aphids
Aphidoidea spp.

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