Acer platanoides 'Walderseei'
Norway maple 'Walderseei'
A medium-sized, spreading deciduous tree to 15m tall. Irregularly-lobed leaves open creamy-yellow in spring before turning green with dense white speckles giving the foliage a greyish appearance when viewed from a distance.Small yellowish-green spring flowers are followed by winged fruit
Ultimate heightHigher than 12 metres
Time to ultimate height20–50 years
Ultimate spreadWider than 8 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
|Spring||Yellow Green||Cream Yellow|
|Summer||Green Grey Silver White|
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
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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