Acer platanoides 'Columnarbroad'
Native to: EuropeCrown: Moderately ovalHeight: 40 feetWidth: 25 feetGrowth Rate: Fast
Characteristics: This tree has a dense canopy, although not as broad as some Maples, and is very adaptable. It has dense dark green foliage that turns yellow in fall.
Negative Features: Occasionally susceptible to aphids and scale that can cause honeydew drip and sooty mold problems. Surface roots can cause problems with sidewalks.
Uses: Good for all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector and residential streets.
Comments: Parkway is an excellent Norway Maple cultivar to use as a street tree. This is a good substitute for other Norway Maples with green leaves and yellow fall color.