Acer negundo

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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
Aromatic: FALSE
Slope/Erosion: FALSE
Container: FALSE

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