Acer negundo 'Variegatum'
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Acer negundo 'Variegatum'

boxelder

  family aceraceae 
  genus acer 

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Identification
Genus  Acer Species  negundo Variety  Cultivar  Variegatum Common names  boxelder Family  ACERACEAE Specimen number  S10236 Data source  CrscntBlm
 
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Woody perennial Life span  5 - 20 years Annual cycle  Deciduous Stature  Shrub Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height  50' Overall spread  30'
 
Climate
Sunshine  Full sun Water  Moist, well drained Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  USDA zones 05a-08b AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
 
Garden
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Penngrove Growers Compost  no Size at acquisition  5 gallon Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Acer negundo 'Variegatum' can survive cold winters where the average annual low is -20 Fahrenheit. Full sun is best for growing Box elder. It likes moist, well drained soils.
 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
 
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
 
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
 
Cultivation
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
 
Nutrition
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
 
Horticulture
Horticulture notes 
 
Herbarium
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Acer negundo 'Variegatum' is a woody perennial. Box elder is deciduous in nature. Leaves: This plant has variegated leaves.

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