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Tree

416 McKinley Ave.
Geneva, IL 60134
Phone: 630-463-3800

Tree #1 Name

Horticulture Information


Common Name (1 pt)

 

Norway Maple

Scientific Name (1 pt)

 

Acer platanoides

Ave. Height (1 pt)

 

40-60 feet

Ave. Width (1 pt)

 

30-50 feet

Growth Rate (1 pt)

 

12-18 inches per year

Flower Color (1 pt)

 

Green/Yellow

Bloom Season (1 pt)

 

Mid-spring

Significant Flower (1 pt)

 

Yes

Summer Foliage Color(1 pt)

 

Green

Fall Foliage Color (1 pt)

 

Yellow/Orange

Sun Exposure (1 pt)

 

Best in full sun but ok w/ part sun

Soil Moisture (1 pt)

 

Moist

Zones (1 pt)

 

3-7

Common Pest Problems (2 pts)

 

Tar spot- fungal leaf disease

Powdery mildew- fungal leaf disease

Maple gall mites- Tiny mites produce spindle shaped galls on leaves

Common Pest Solutions (2 pts)

 

Natural enemies- Ladybugs (predators)

Remove infected branches or scales (if they are small)

This best thing about this tree… (3 pts)

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Norway Maple gets really big à provides lots of shade

It is also well-adapted to clay and compacted soils, air pollution, and holds up well during droughts à don’t have to worry about the tree much because it can thrive on it’s own