Acer campestre 'Nanum'
Common name: 
Dwarf Hedge Maple
Pronunciation: 
A-ser kam-PES-tree
Family: 
Aceraceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
‘Compactum’
‘Globosum’
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous shrub/small tree, dense, rounded shape, slow growing to 6 ft (1.8 m) tall by 8 ft (2.4 m) wide, densely branched.  Leaves 3-5 lobed, smaller than species type, olive-green, fall color a fine yellow.
  • Sun or medium shade.  Used for small gardens, low hedges, containers, or bonsai.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5    Originally described in 1839; in 1943 Arnold Arboretum distributed stock to 5 nurseries.  Sometimes grafted to a standard (Jacobson, 1996).
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    plant habit, 4 years later

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