Acer campestre 'Elegant'

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Acer campestre
Cultivar 'Elegant'
Origin Netherlands

The Field Maple Acer campestre cultivar 'Elegant' was released by the Gelderse Nursery in Opheusden, Netherlands in 1990.[1]

Description[edit]

The tree grows to a height of < 15 m, and has a compact, slender, ovoid crown comprising ascending branches, making it particularly suitable as a street tree.[1]

Cultivation[edit]

As with the species, 'Compactum' thrives best in a semi shade position, on a fertile, well-drained soil.

Synonymy[edit]

'Elegant' is probably synonymous with 'Huibers Elegant'.

Accessions[edit]

None known.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Straßenbaumtest in den Niederlanden". www.galk.de. Retrieved 2015-06-21.