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Drummondii

Acer platanoides
Drummondii is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators

Drummondii is a fine example of the Norway Maple, growing quickly into an attractive tree with real presence.

The distinctive feature of Drummondii is the unusual variegation of the leaves, which have a characteristic white margin highlighting the classic pale-green hues for which the Norway Maple is known.

The tree produces small lime green flowers in April, before the leaves emerge, and these mature into characteristic winged seeds in the autumn

In autumn the leaves turn golden in the autumn.

Drummondii maple trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £75.00
    In a 12L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
You can now pre-order for next season.

How to grow

The variegated leaves are a key characteristic of Drummondii. Occasionally a new shoot will revert to plain green - any such branches should be pruned out.

Like all Norway Maples, Drummondii grows easily in most soils, including poor soils in brownfield sites.

Drummondii characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive tree / plantAttractive foliageAutumn foliage colourVariegated foliage
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
  • Height after 10 years5m-8m / 16ft-25ft
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateFast
  • Site conditionsOccasional drought
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnYellow
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. We try to keep all pot-grown trees down to about 1.5m as supplied, but some may be larger. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

Acer Pla Drummondii maple tree