Acer platanoides 'Princeton Gold'
Common name: 
Princeton Gold Norway Maple
A-ser plat-an-OY-dez
Sapindaceae, Aceraceae
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
  • Broadleaf deciduous tree, to 45 ft (14 m) tall and 40 ft (12 m) wide, rounded form.  Leaves bright yellow-gold in spring, may fade in summer.  Some report that it does not revert to green (?) and not susceptible to "sunburn" in northern climates.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4   Introduced by Princeton nursery, New Jersey (plant patent, PP 6727)
  • Oregon State University, Horticulture Lewis-Brown: on the southside of the main entry road, past the main NS road
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  • plant habit, spring

    plant habit, spring

  • plant habit, late spring

    plant habit, late spring

  • flower clusters

    flower clusters

  • leafy branches

    leafy branches

  • leaves


  • plant habit, summer

    plant habit, summer

  • leaves, summer

    leaves, summer

  • leaves and fruit

    leaves and fruit

  • plant habit, fall

    plant habit, fall

  • leaves, fall

    leaves, fall