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Acer platanoides

Acer platanoides, also known as the Norway Maple is large fast-growing tree. It has characteristic bright green 5-lobed leaves that turn yellow in autumn.

Pale green flowers appear in early spring, ahead of the leaves, and fall as winged seeds in the autumn.

Acer platanoides maple trees for sale

    Sorry we have not produced any trees of this variety this season.

    How to grow

    Acer platanoides is easy to grow, but does best in a sheltered spot with well-drained soil. It will tolerate city pollution. 

    Acer platanoides has a wide climate range, and is native from western Europe to western Asia, and north into Scandanavia. It is very cold-hardy.

    Acer platanoides characteristics

    • Gardening skillBeginner
    • AwardsRHS AGM (former) - 1993
    • Attractive featuresAttractive foliageAutumn foliage colour
    • Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
    • Height after 10 years5m-8m / 16ft-25ft
    • SunlightPrefers full sunSome shade
    • PruningLight prune
    • Growth rateFast
    • Site conditionsSheltered siteFree-draining siteAir pollution
    • Flowering monthApril
    • Leaf colourGreen
    • Leaf colour - autumnMultiple tintsYellow
    • Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
    • Annual cycleDeciduous