Norway Maple

Tree profile

name botanical: 
Acer platanoides
family: 
Soapberry family (Sapindaceae)
species: 
deciduous tree
height: 
20 - 30 m (66 - 99 ft)
leaf: 

The leaves of Norway maple are lobed with 5 to 7 pointed lobes. The leaves are up to 18 cm (7.1 in) long. The petiole is long. The leaf margin is smooth.

leaf shape: 
lobed
leaf margin: 
smooth
fall foliage: 
bright yellow to red
flowering: 
April
blossom color: 
yellow
blossom description: 

The yellow flowers are fragrant and hang on corymbs.

gender distribution: 
monoecious / hermaphrodite
fruit: 

The fruit is a samara with two winged nutlets. The wings are arranged at an obtuse angle.

branches: 

The twigs are light brown, shiny and with red-brown buds.

bark: 
The bark is dark and longitudinally fissured.
root: 
Shallow-rooting plant to Heart-rooting plant
location: 
Sun to half-shade
soil: 
sandy to loamy
ph value: 
slightly acidic to alkaline
usage: 

single tree, planting in groups, street tree, parks and forest tree

Basisdaten

norway maple (Acer platanoides) leaf
norway maple (Acer platanoides) leaf
  • norway maple (Acer platanoides) leaf
  • norway maple (Acer platanoides) leaf underside
  • norway maple (Acer platanoides) budding
  • norway maple (Acer platanoides) autumn colors are various
  • norway maple (Acer platanoides) yellow flowers
  • norway maple (Acer platanoides) flower
  • norway maple (Acer platanoides) fruits
  • norway maple (Acer platanoides) leaves and fruits
  • norway maple (Acer platanoides) terminal bud
  • norway maple (Acer platanoides) axial buds
  • norway maple (Acer platanoides) trunk
  • norway maple (Acer platanoides) tree in winter
description: 

The Norway maple is native in Central and Eastern Europe as well as in southern Asia. The maple grows relatively quickly and is very large.

Typical diseases for Norway Maple

Typical fungi for Norway Maple