Details / Key Facts
Acer campestre – Field Maple is a flowering plant species in the soapberry and lychee family Sapindaceae. It is native to much of Europe, the British Isles, southwest Asia from Turkey to the Caucasus, and north Africa in the Atlas Mountains. It has been widely planted, and is introduced outside its native range in Europe and areas of USA and Western Australia with suitable climate.
Common name: Field Maple
Botanical name: Acer campestre
Flowering time: Spring
Soil: Sand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
Height and spread: Higher than 12 metres and 4-8 metres
Aspect: South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing. Full Sun or Partial Shade
Native Mixed hedging is traditionally made up of 50% hawthorn & blackthorn, with remaining 50% split between the other varieties.
Minimum order 50 plants of each variety.
Recommend 5 plants per metre in a double staggered row.