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Botanical name: Acer monspessulanum
Other names: Montpelier maple, Montpellier maple
Species: A. monspessulanum - A. monspessulanum is a variable, dense, rounded, deciduous tree bearing leathery, ovate, glossy, dark green leaves with three, rounded lobes, sometimes turning yellow or red in autumn. Pendent racemes of yellow-green flowers in spring are followed by red-winged fruit in midsummer.
Acer monspessulanum is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow-green in Spring
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green, Yellow, Red in Autumn
Habit: Dense, Rounded
Pruning: Pruning group 1. Prune in late autumn to midwinter only.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Budding, Grafting, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Acer monspessulanum (Montpelier maple) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Specimen tree
Cultivation: Grow in fertile, preferably acid to neutral, moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered site in full sun or partial shade.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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