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      Acer platanoides
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HEIGHT:35 - 50 feet
SPREAD:20 - 45 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Wide, rounded crown; large dark green leaves; yellow fall leaf color; best maple for Kodiak; tolerates a broad range of soil types; prefers full sun, tolerates partial shade and salt spray.
LIMITATIONS:Forms dense shade underneath; hardiness variable depending on the variety.
HARDINESS:SC, SE (Zone 4 (3))
ORIGIN:Continental Europe
CULTIVARS:‘Deborah’ vigorous growth with strong central leader, oval to rounding shape; red spring foliage; yellow to orange fall color; ‘Columnare’ narrow, columnar habit with upright branches; 60' tall; 15'-20' wide; ‘Crimson King' maroon leaves; ‘Crimson Sentry’ pyramidal form; dark maroon to purple summer leaves; slower growing than ’Crimson King’; 25' tall, 15' wide; ‘Emerald Lustre’™ (‘Pond’) vigorous growth, good branching structure; spring leaves reddish, summer foliage a glossy, deep green; yellow fall color; sometimes listed as Zone 3; ‘Emerald Queen’ spring foliage with a reddish tint; leathery, dark green leaves in summer; ‘Globosum’ Globe Norway maple; dense, rounded crown; ‘Princeton Gold’ rounded to oval form; bright yellow leaves, turning greenish with summer heat; 35' tall, 30' wide; ‘Royal Red’ maroon summer foliage turning darker maroon, red or brown in fall; reportedly slightly hardier than ’Crimson King’ with slower growth; ‘Schwedleri’ new leaves maroon, turning dark green; wide spreading; ‘Superform’ vigorous growth, symmetrical, uniform branch angles, straight trunk; oval to rounded form; ‘Variegatum' green leaves with a white margin; occasional winter die-back in Anchorage.
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