4 Schwedleri Norway Maple

Dark green leaves with red stems of Schwedleri Norway Maple, photo by Kendal Crosslands Arboretum.Facts About Schwedleri Norway Maple

Acer platanoides 'Schwedleri'

Native to: Europe, Turkey and Iran
Crown: Moderately oval
Height: 60 feet
Width: 40 feet
Growth Rate: Slow

Characteristics: This tree has showy clusters of small, greenish-yellow spring flowers. It tolerates many soils and climate conditions and has moderate drought tolerance.

Negative Features: Occasionally susceptible to aphids and scale that can cause honeydew drip and sooty mold problems. Surface roots can cause problems with sidewalks. Deep colored foliage will tend to darken streets when used in mass plantings.

Uses: Good for all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector, and residential streets.

Comments: Schwedleri is a good Norway Maple with changing leaf color. It is a large, slow growing tree, suitable for boulevards. An improved, more uniform variety is 'Deborah.'

Engraved stone sign for Schwedleri Norway Maple, Acer Platanoides 'Schwedleri.'
Cluster of summer green leaves of Schwedleri Norway Maple.
Graphic of a golden, smiling sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 8 ft.