Acer negundo var. californicum

California Box Elder

Plant family: Aceraceae - Maple

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Plant type: Tree

Plant origin: N/A, California, Other Southwest

 
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24 inch box standard 0   N/A
Fifteen Gallon 21   89.99
One Gallon 0   9.99
Five gallon - Natural 1   29.99

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Flower Color Cream, Green-Yellow, Insignificant, Pale Green, White
Blooming Season Spring
Height Over 40 feet
Spread Over 40 feet
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Riparian

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Clay, Sand

Special Characteristic

Autumn Foliage

Plant Highlights

The California Box Elder is a fast grower to 50 ft. It has shallow lobed leaves, light green with a velvety texture.The leaves turn yellow in the fall. This species tolerates wind and heat, although it is usually found near a water source. Greenish yellow flowers appear in pendant clusters in spring and interesting seed pods provide a pleasant rustle in the breeze. Select a male tree if you might be offended by the mess of the flowers or seed clusters. This is a good shade tree for those difficult corners of the landscape where other trees are hard to grow.

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