Acer negundo
The leaves of Acer negundo
Acer negundo at barcham trees

Acer negundo

Box Elder

The Box Maple is a good choice for heavy clay soils and for waterside plantings it performs just as well in lighter drier ones. It also tolerates air pollution and soil compaction as well as withstanding periodic flooding.

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Acer negundo is a medium to large tree which is particularly fast growing in its first few years.

A row of these makes a good screen or windbreak and it is well worth considering where there is an incidence of honey fungus as it shows good resistance.

This lovely tree has compound leaves similar to those of an ash make this species unique among maples.

The Box Maple is a good choice for heavy clay soils and for waterside plantings it performs just as well in lighter drier ones.

It also tolerates air pollution and soil compaction as well as withstanding periodic flooding.

Native of the USA this tree is a real tough performer.

Mature height: 12-17m

Mature spread: 8-12m

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Box Elder
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