Scientific Name - Acer platanoides L.
Popular names - artar, paltin de camp, acero riccio, norway maple.
Distribution and Habitat - Native to Europe (altit 0-1300m).
Description - deciduous tree, deciduu, 12 to 30 feet tall. Trunk straight. Bark gray-brown, smooth in youth, with time becomes fissured longitudinally. Oval-rounded crown. Green-brown stems. Buds large, ovoizi, glabra, shiny, green or purple-red, covered with 2-3 pairs of scales. Leaves opposite, petiolate, palmately lobed with 5-7 lobes acuminata, 13-17 x 10-15 cm. Yellow-green flowers in corymb erect. Blooms in April-May before leaf. Fruit disamara, angle of 180 °. 2n = 26
Growth rate - fast. Longevity 200 years.
Tolerance - the shadow.
Requirements - prefer deep soils, well-drained, fertilee; exhibitions sunny.
Propagation - by seeds, stratify for 90-120 days at 3-5 ° C, germinate in the spring.
Properties and Uses - used as an ornamental species in parks and gardens, but also the green street.
Curiosity - the United States was introduced around 1700 in East Pensilveniei. It was introduced as ornamental species, the green street, in many areas of culture out of control and become invasive species.
It is easily confused with Acer saccharum.
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