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Princeton Gold®

Acer platanoides
Princeton Gold maple
Princeton Gold has received the RHS Award of Garden MeritPrinceton Gold is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators

Princeton Gold is an attractive form of the Norway Maple, named for its attractive golden-green leaves.

Princeton Gold maple trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £36.50
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
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  • 22-year pot-grown tree £60.50
    In a 12L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
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How to grow

Princeton Gold is relatively fast-growing, likely to reach 5m or so within 10 years, and continuing to grow thereafter.

Princeton Gold characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • AwardsRHS AGM (current) 2012
  • Attractive featuresAttractive tree / plantAttractive foliageAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • SunlightTolerates shadePrefers full sun
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateFast
  • Site conditionsOccasional drought
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Leaf colourYellow-green
  • Leaf colour - autumnOrange / GoldYellow
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years. We may also have 1-year bare-root trees of this variety - they are not shown here.

Acer Pla Princeton Gold maple tree