Acer platanoides 'Columnare'
Columnar Norway Maple

 This plant is considered invasive.

 Plant Type:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
Green (Spring; inconspicuous)
Green (Summer); Yellow (Brilliant yellow fall color)
Brown (Samaras)
 Ultimate Height:
60 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
15-20 feet
Perfers well-drained, moist, loamy soils; tolerant to different soils
Cultivated orgin
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
Leaves are dark green, opposite, simple, 5-lobed that coming to a sharp point and creating a star shape, 4-8" in length and 4-7" across. Milky sap is visible on freshly excised or broken petioles. Leaf scars meet, forming a sharp angle around the stem. Terminal bud is plump and greenish maroon.

Additional Information

This cultivar is easy to transplant and is tolerant of different soils. The Columnar Norway Maple is more adaptable to drought than other Maples. Pollution tolerant. When Norway maple escapes cultivation and invades natural areas it reduces species richness and native tree regeneration by out-competing other trees and understory species for resources, creating dense shade canopies, and spreading rapidly through high seed production. It also releases toxins that reduce the growth and reproduction of native species.

5 Acer platanoides 'Columnare' found

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