Acer campestre Field Maple
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.
Acer campestre is native to the UK and Europe.
Field Maple trees for sale
1-year Field Maple tree - bare root
2-year Field Maple tree - in a 12L pot
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.
Field Maple characteristics
- Attractive features:
Attractive tree / plant Autumn foliage colour
- Height 10 years:
3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
- Growth habit:
- Site conditions:
Tolerates shade Prefers full sun
- Useful for:
Hedging Street / amenity Specimen planting
- Hardiness rating (RHS):
H6 (to -20C)
- Gardening skill:
Suitable for beginners
- Leaf colour:
- Leaf colour - autumn:
- Annual cycle:
RHS Award of Garden Merit