name botanical:Acer platanoides 'Faassen´s Black'
family:Soapberry family (Sapindaceae)
height:15 - 20 m (49 - 66 ft)
The leaves of red 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.
fall foliage:many fall colors in darker colors
The yellow flowers are fragrant and hang on corymbs.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The fruit is a samara with two winged nutlets. The wings are arranged at an obtuse angle. The fruit stalks are red.
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
single tree, planting in groups, garden and parks
nature bastard of norway maple
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