Acer negundo

Species

  • Boxelder
  • Manitoba maple
  • Box elder maple
  • Ashleaf maple
  • Negundo aceroides
  • California box elder
  • Acer negundo var. violaceum
  • Box elder
  • Acer negundo subsp. californicum
  • Acer californicum

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Acer negundo, otherwise known as boxelder, is a trees, trees plant species native to Alabama.

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Appearance

Bloom color
yellowGreen
chartreuse
pink
yellowGreen
chartreuse
yellowGreen
chartreuse
Foliage
Deciduous
Deciduous
Good Fall Color
Deciduous
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Grown for foliage
Deciduous

Space

Dimensions

Acer negundo can grow from 9m to 12mm tall
9m to 12m
Spacing
6
9
6
9
6
9
6
9

Sun

Optimal
Full
Partial
Full
Partial
Full
Partial
Dispersed
Full
Partial
Dispersed

Water

Optimal
Mesic
Dry
Mesic
In Water
Mesic
In Water

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
6.1
7.8
4.6
7.8

Time

Bloom
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Late Winter
Early Spring
Late Winter
Early Spring
Bloom Time
Non-patented
Non-patented
Non-patented
Non-patented
Non-patented

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Other
May be a noxious weed or invasive
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Patent information
From softwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
By grafting
By simple layering
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; direct sow after last frost
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost