Boone County Arboretum
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Union, Kentucky 41091
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Cultural Details for Acer negundo

Common Name:
Boxelder, Ash-leaved Maple

Growth Rate:
fast

Average Mature Height:
40'

Average Mature Width:
40'

Flower Details:
Yellow-green March-April, not ornamentally effective.

Fruit Details:
Samara, September-October, profusely borne, yellowish green, maturing to ash-brown. Persist into winter.

Fall Color:
Yellow-green to brown, usually of no consequence.

Bark Details:
Green to reddish brown, older trunks gray-brown, ridged and furrowed

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Boxelder bug, striped maple worm, borers

Native Habitat:
U.S. and Southern Canada

Other Features:
Very high wildlife value

Culture and Care:
Ph adaptable, full sun

This plant was blooming:
3/22/2007 - 3/26/2007
4/1/2005 - 4/15/2005

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
1464, 1475, 1478, 2856, 2915

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu