Hardiness Zones: 4 to 7
Height: 50 ft
Spread: 50 ft
Type: deciduous tree
Annual Growth Rate: 12 to 18 inches
Comments: Norway Maple's dense shade and shallow root system
provide stiff competition for lawn grasses. The tree is easily
transplanted and has yellow flowers and fall color. Often used, as a
park or street tree. Wrap trunks of young trees to help prevent frost
Developed by Lake County Nursery in Ohio, the Medallion(TM) Maple is a
beautiful variety with a dense crown, reaching 40 feet high by 45 feet
wide. Foliage provides a three-season display, from light bronze-green
in the spring, changing to deep green in mid-summer, and following
through with a gold/red presentation in the fall.
The Emerald Lustre
variety has a lovely golden-yellow fall color, and is highly rated for
its excellent branching structure and vigorous growth. Its glossy
summer foliage makes it an excellent street or landscape tree.
varieties of Norway Maple are also very popular.
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