European Maple (Acer platanoides Princeton Gold®)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Princeton Gold®
Cultivar name: 'Prigo'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 40 feet
Plant Spread: 40 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Guardian plant
Shade Tree
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Apr 4, 2012 10:01 AM

When the leaves first come out on this tree, they will have an interesting reddish tinge to them that will fade to the bright yellowish chartreuse color of the rest of the season. Very boring in the fall, however. This is a spring-time maple.

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