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Acer negundo 'Flamingo' (Maple negundo, Ash maple, Elf maple, Boxelder maple)

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Plant description

acer negundo maple flamingo leaf

acer negundo maple flamingo.

Acer negundo 'Flamingo' is a hardy, deciduous small tree with striking pink tinged new growth. As the pinnate leaves mature they turn green with white variegations. The autumn colour is yellowish brown. The colourful foliage forms a lovely contrast to other plants. It has a rounded shape with lightly pendulous branches, and can form multiple trunks. A good shade tree, specimen tree and street tree. It is frost tolerant. The foliage can burn in strong winds and with salt spray.

Acer negundo seeds freely, and can become an invasive weed in some areas.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: spring

Plant size

Maximum height: 7 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 4 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
High frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-7.8

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Winter if bare rooted, any time if potted.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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