Acer platanoides 'Columnare'
Norway maple 'Columnare'
A large, dense tree with a columnar habit reaching up to 20m tall and 8m wide. Shallow-lobed leaves turn yellow in the autumn; clusters of small yellowish-green flowers borne on bare stems in the spring are followed by winged fruit
Ultimate heightHigher than 12 metres
Time to ultimate height20–50 years
Ultimate spread4–8 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing
- Native to the UK
- Columnar upright
Acer can be deciduous trees or large shrubs with paired, often palmately-lobed leaves and small flowers followed by characteristic winged fruits. Many have fine autumn colour, and some have ornamental stems
- Name status
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