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botanical name:
Acer negundo 'Kelly's Gold'
Acer negundo 'Kelly's Gold' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Ash-leaved maple, Box elder
family:  Sapindaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 7.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: conical
leaf colour: golden
flower colour: light green
fruit colour: brown
stem/bark: dark grey
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
description:
Small deciduous tree. Young leaves are bright golden-yellow, fading to chartreuse-green later. Drooping racemes of yellowish-green flowers in spring, followed by winged fruits.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade. Can scorch in hot, dry conditions in summer.
Prune if required, by removing dead or unwanted branches in late autumn to midwinter. Can also be cut back hard to produce more leafy growth.

propagation:
By grafting in late winter, or bud-grafts in late summer.

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