Hedge maple (Acer campestre)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Hedge maple
Hedge maple Hedge maple
Hedge maple (Acer campestre)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 5a
Mature Height Mature Height
25 to 35 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
25 to 30 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Slower
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Attractive
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
rounded to oval form; dense, branches to the ground; 25-35’ tall; 25-30’ wide; slow growing; late, yellow fall color; full sun; adaptable to most soils and pH; tolerates compacted soil; moderate drought tolerance; road salt, air pollution, and urban tolerant; can treat like a hedge; native to Europe, Asia, and Africa; hardy to zone 5a; most cultivars are not as cold hardy as the straight species; can become invasive, do not plant near any natural areas

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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