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Acer platanoides - 'Drummondii'

Type Tree, Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous
Form Compact Rounded Tree
Size Large Tree (8m or more height)
Colours Variegated green-white Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Acer platanoides - Cultivation Notes

This tough Acer will flourish in any fertile well drained soil. Plant in full sun / partial shade in sheltered or exposed areas. Prune back hard every 2/3 years to reduce size and maintain larger, darker purple juvenile foliage.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Acer platanoides :

  • Attractive autumn colour
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Acer platanoides

  • Invasive top growth
  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers
If you like this plant you may also be interested in these:
plants & trees with autumn colour / foliage
plants for heavy clay soils

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Common Missspellings: Asir, Acear, Aceia, Achea, Azea, Achia, Asire

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