Acer Campestre

Acer Campestre Seeds (Hedge Maple Seeds)


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Excellent small tree very popular among bonsai lovers.


Acer Campestre or commonly known as Hedge maple or field maple is popular among bonsai enthusiasts. This tree is also known to be an ornemental tree in parks and gardens. It is an excellent small tree that rarely reaches 15 m tall. The branches are slender and branch profusely, lending a fine texture to the landscape particularly during winter. Hardiness zone: 4. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and can grow in heavy clay soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil. The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure. It can tolerate atmospheric pollution.
Label No
Common name Hedge Maple
Family Sapindaceae
Genus Acer
Species Acer campestre
Cultivar No
Therapeutic uses No
Germination Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp soil, and mulch seed bed.
Scarification / Stratification Scarification: Soak in water for 24 hours.

Stratification: Cold stratify for 120 days or warm stratify for 30 days. Some seeds may germinate during stratification.

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