Box Elder

Acer negundo 'Flamingo'

Box Elder - Acer negundo 'Flamingo'

Common Name: Box Elder
Genus: Acer
Species: negundo
Cultivar: 'Flamingo'

The Latin translation of the word, Acer refers to the texture and strength of the wood that plants in this Genus produce.

Category: Trees
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 10.00 m (1000 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 10.00 m (1000 cm)

Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green, Cream, Pink

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Acer negundo ‘Flamingo’ can be grown as a tree or a shrub. If you decide to grow it as a shrub it is best to prune it hard every spring. The young leaves of Acer negundo ‘Flamingo’ are tinged light pink, maturing to variegated green and white. The best foliage is produced if some shelter from strong winds is provided.

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