Acer negundo “Violaceum” – (Violet Twig Box Elder)

Description

Description: Young shoots and leaves are purple-maroon. Summer leaves green that turn gold in autumn. A vigorous grower that has smooth bark with a whitish bloom.

Family
Aceraceae
Type
Deciduous
Category
Exotic
10 Year Size
6m (H) x 5m (W)
Growth Rate
Fast
Habit
Rounded
Flower/Fruit
Burgundy tassels adorn bare branches
Foliage
Pinnate leaves becoming greener as they mature
Comments
Interesting shade tree for larger parks and gardens. Used as street trees in Hawkes Bay.

Grade Indicator - Subject to availability
Grade Size Est. Height (m) Standard (m)
P95 3.1 -
60L 2.7 -
80L 4 -