Norway Maple

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.

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

Typical diseases for Norway Maple

Typical fungi for Norway Maple