Acer platanoides 'Pendulum'

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Acer platanoides 'Pendulum'
Genus Acer
Species Acer platanoides
Cultivar 'Pendulum'
Origin Romania

Acer platanoides 'Pendulum', or Weeping Norway Maple, is a weeping tree and a cultivar of Acer platanoides, the Norway Maple. It was first found by Niemetz at Timişoara, Romania in 1901. No trees are known to survive of this cultivar.

Description[edit]

A weeping tree without a leader and with perpendicular branches forming an umbrella shape.

Accessions[edit]

This cultivar does not seem to have been cultivated outside Romania. It was cultivated at the Bazos Arboretum where the last known specimen died in the year 2000.

Synonymy[edit]

  • Acer platanoides var. pendulum Niemetz (1901) [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Govaerts, R., Michielsen, K. & Jablonski, E. (2011). Untraced weeping broadleaf cultivars: an overview. Belgische Dendrologie Belge 2009: 19-30.

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