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Field Maple

Acer campestre
Field Maple has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit

The Field Maple is often overshadowed by more exotic Acers, but makes a fine large specimen tree. It can also be used to form tall hedges.

Like many other maple species the autumn leaf colours are a particular feature.

Field Maple maple trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £29.95
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
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  • 22-year pot-grown tree £54.95
    In a 12L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
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How to grow

Field Maples are very easy to grow, they will thrive in most soil situations and can tolerate some waterlogging over the winter.

They can be pruned back at any time of the year.

History

Acer campestre is native to the UK and Europe.

Field Maple characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • AwardsRHS AGM (current) 1993
  • Attractive featuresAttractive tree / plantAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • SunlightTolerates shadePrefers full sun
  • PruningPrune hard
  • Site conditionsOccasional flooding
  • Leaf colourBronzeGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnMultiple tints
  • Annual cycleDeciduous