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Varigated Box Elder 'Elegans'

Acer negundo 'Elegans'

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Also known as

Ash-Leaved Maple 'Elegans'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15m

Max

10m

10m

Min

5m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Varigated Box Elder 'Elegans' Overview

This fast growing ash leaved maple tree has variegated leaves of yellow margins and green centres. The yellow lightens to white as the leaves mature and the whole leaf turns yellow in autumn.

Common problems with Varigated Box Elder 'Elegans'

How to harvest Varigated Box Elder 'Elegans'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Varigated Box Elder 'Elegans'

Cuttings

Special features of Varigated Box Elder 'Elegans'

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Varigated Box Elder 'Elegans'

With it's lighter colours it works well when planted against darker green foliaged plants. It's vigorous growth allows it to be coppiced