Acer negundo 'Sensation'
Common name: 
Sensation Boxelder
Pronunciation: 
A-ser ne-GOON-do
Family: 
Aceraceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous tree, 45 ft (14 m) high, 30 ft (9 m) spread, slower growing than species type.  A male clone, so it does not produce fruit clusters.  Leaves turn red in fall.
  • Sun.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4      Warren Carnefix of Fruitland Nursery found the original tree growing near an abandoned homestead in Idaho.
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  • plant habit, fall

    plant habit, fall

  • leaves, fall

    leaves, fall