25x Field Maple - Acer campestre - 60-90cm - Bare-root (Pack of 25 Plants)

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25x Field Maple - Acer campestre - 60-90cm - Bare-root (Pack of 25 Plants)
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A deciduous, bushy hedging plant with attractive autumn foliage. Responds well to trimming but not too vigorous, so easy to keep in shape. Native to UK.

  • Flower Colour: none
  • Foliage Colour: green, butter yellow in autumn
  • Approx. Growth Height: higher than 12m (40ft)
  • Flowering Period: none
  • Tolerance: drought tolerant, shade tolerant, pollution tollerant
  • Growing Habit: upright
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Exposure: exposed
  • Rate of Growth: slow-medium
  • Final Size if Untrimmed: small-medium sized tree
  • Wildlife: Attracts bees and other insects. If left unpruned birds are attracted to the berries
  • Arrives bare-root at a height of 60-90cm (2ft-3ft)


  • Light Requirements: full sun, partial shade
  • Soil Requirements: any well-drained soil
  • Moisture: dry to moist

Optional Extras
  • 60g Empathy rootgrow™ Mycorrhizal Fungi
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  • AfterPlant Evergreen with rootgrow™ by Empathy - 1kg
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  • All-purpose Liquid Seaweed Stimulant by Empathy - 1L
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  • Planting Distance: 30-40cm (1ft-1'4")

Field Maple hedging will grow in almost all well-drained soil and can tolerate both full sun and partial shade.

Field Maple can be planted from November to March, when the hedge is dormant. Ensure that the area where you are going to plant the hedge is clear and weed-free.

Caring and Maintenance

Should be pruned in winter, just after planting, and for two years after that. On planting, cut back leading shoots and side shoots by one-third, cutting to a well placed bud. Repeat this in the second winter to prevent straggly growth and thicken up the hedge base. Then trim every June after that.

Maintain at 90-180cm (3-6ft) or as taller hedges or screens.


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