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Hedge Maple

Acer campestre

Fall Colors

Characteristics:
Tough, densely branched, medium-sized tree with small leaves that persist late into the fall.

Growing Conditions:
Tolerates dry compacted urban soils and air pollution. No serious diseases or pest issues.

Uses:
Great street tree. Tolerates urban conditions.

Height:
30' at maturity

Width:
30' at maturity

Shape:
Oval ,upright ,branching, becomes round with age

Flowers:
Small, yellow-green flowers in clusters.

Leaves:
Leathery, dark green leaves turn yellow in fall, 2-4

Bark:
Gray-black bark is lightly ridged and furrowed. Young trees have deeply furrowed corky bark.

Native to Europe, Near East, and Africa. Tough and adaptable, slow-growing, long-lived. A common hedgerow in southern England.