Acer campestre – Field Maple Hedging

Acer campestre - Field Maple plants & all aspects of hedging including box hedging within the Chichester Winchester Tangmere Bognor Portsmouth Bournemouth Guildford Andover Southampton Brighton West Sussex Hampshire Surrey Dorset New Forest Greater London Wiltshire areas
Sizes Supplied Item Price £ – (Ex VAT)
(Min Order: 50 no.)
Type
60-90cm 0.80 BR (Nov – Mar)

Key: BR = Bare Root (November to March)

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.

Key Facts

  • Common name: Field Maple
  • Botanical name: Acer campestre
  • Group: Hedge 
  • 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
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Difficulty: Easy

How To Grow

Cultivation
Langley Horticulture recommend 5 plants per metre in a double staggered row. Grow in a fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or part shade.

Propagation
Propagate by seed in mid to late autumn or spring. Take softwood cuttings in early summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types
Low Maintenance Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden

Family
Sapindaceae

Genus
Acer campestre can be deciduous trees or large shrubs with paired, often palmately-lobed leaves and small flowers followed by characteristic winged fruits. Many have fine autumn colour, and some have ornamental stems

Further Information
Acer campestre is a medium-sized deciduous tree with a compact bushy crown. Leaves with 5 blunt lobes, turning yellow or red in the autumn. Flowers small, green, forming typical winged maple fruits

PLEASE NOTE:

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.

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