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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Acer negundo californicum''<br>
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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Acer negundo var. californicum''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Box Elder</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Box Elder</h3>
 
Good fall color. Highly recommended for ornamental value or quick shade. Requires moderate summer watering. Tolerates wind and drought once established.<br>
 
Good fall color. Highly recommended for ornamental value or quick shade. Requires moderate summer watering. Tolerates wind and drought once established.<br>

Revision as of 02:54, 24 June 2008

Botanical Name: Acer negundo var. californicum
Common Name: Box Elder

Good fall color. Highly recommended for ornamental value or quick shade. Requires moderate summer watering. Tolerates wind and drought once established.


Plant Family: Aceraceae

Plant Type: Tree

Height by Width: 30-80' H x 15' W

Growth Habit: Upright with broad crown

Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter deciduous

Growth Rate: Fast

Sun Exposure: Full to part sun

Soil Preference: Adaptable

Water Requiremenets: Moderate to regular

Cold Hardy to: -20 degrees F

Flower Season: Winter/Spring

Flower Color: Pink

Endangered? Not listed

Distribution: Throughout California Floristic Province

Natural Habitat: Streamsides, bottomlands.Elevation: below 5000'

Hummingbirds: FALSE
Birds: TRUE
Under Oaks: FALSE
Butterflies: FALSE
Clay: FALSE
Aromatic: FALSE
Slope/Erosion: FALSE
Container: FALSE



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