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Acer negundo

More About Acer negundo

  • Medium-sized tree with irregular branching
  • Pinnate, compound leaves are light green on top, paler green below
  • Leaflets vary in shape
  • Greenish-yellow flowers appear in pendant clusters
  • Clusters of paired v-shaped mature samaras are a light tan colour in the fall
  • Bloom Time: March to April

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and much of Canada.

Zone:

5

Height:

14-18 m

Spread:

12-16 m

Colour:

Green
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Boxelder Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Acer negundo will grow well when planted in wet areas, providing regular draining occurs. This tree is known to spread easily because of its heavy seeding. 


Acer negundo Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Spreading
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing