Acer negundo  'Sensation'

Acer negundo  'Sensation'

A superior Box Elder selection with a uniform growth habit, a much improved symmetrical branch structure and excellent autumn foliage colour. Improved heat and drought tolerance make it suitable for large gardens, street tree plantings, parks and gardens. Proving to be a reliable performer.
  • Top 10 Trees
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun
  • Pyramidal
  • Easy to Grow
  • Mulching
  • Genus

    Acer

  • Species

    negundo

  • Variety Type

    Ornamental

  • Variety

    Acer (Maple)

  • Growth Rate

    Moderate.

  • Foliage

    Medium green, pinnate leaves with three to seven leaflets and red petioles. Emerging leaves show a reddish-brown tinge giving a tonal effect as the tree comes into full leaf. Autumn colours are attractive bright red, orange and yellow. Fallen leaves quickly disintegrate and rarely require cleaning up.

  • Bark

    Greyish-brown. Young branches attractive smooth green.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Thought to be fruitless.

  • Tree Habit

    Ovate, becoming more rounded with age.

  • Flowers

    Yellowish-green, male flowers, borne early spring. Inconspicuous.