Acer campestre 'Carnival'

Carnival Hedge Maple

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Description

The Hedge Maple is native to most of Europe (in Scotland, it is the only native maple) and has been naturalized in North America and New Zealand. It is a slow grower and has deeply fissured, cork-like bark. The leaves have five, blunt, rounded lobes. 'Carnival' is a dwarf cultivar (10 feet in height with a similar spread) with gray- green variegated foliage outlined in white and pink. The foliage turns bright yellow in the fall. It prefers rich, well-drained soil that is kept evenly moist in light or partial shade. This is also a good selection for Bonsai.

Soil
Moist
Plant Shape
Round
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
March - April, May - June
Bloom Color
Yellow, Green
Landscape Use
Specimen Plant
Plant Type
Tree
Hardiness Zone
5 - 8