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Acer platanoides/Norway Maple

Acer platanoides / Acer platanoides
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Branchlets with foliage in May

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Scientific Name: Acer platanoides
Common Name: Norway Maple
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 30 - 40 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: One of the widely grown maples that is fast growing and gives good autumn color. It is considered an invasive species by some. Leaves look somewhat like those of an oak. Best adapted to the Upper South where temperatures are more moderate.