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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

Size
Ultimate height
Higher than 12 metres
Time to ultimate height
20–50 years
Ultimate spread
Wider than 8 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Yellow Green Cream Yellow
Summer Green Grey Silver White
Autumn Green Yellow Brown
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H7
Botanical details
Family
Sapindaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Bushy
Genus

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

Accepted

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How to grow

Cultivation

Grows best in a moist but well-drained soil in partial shade

Propagation

Propagate by grafting

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Low Maintenance
Pruning

Pruning group 1

Pests

Aphids and horse chestnut scale may be troublesome

Diseases

Verticillium wilt may be a problem

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