Acer monspessulanum
  • Acer monspessulanum

Acer monspessulanum

£25.00

(Montpellier Maple) Unusual in the UK, Acer monspessulanum is native to the Mediterranean region and grows as a small, deciduous tree with dark green, leathery leaves similar in appearance to those of the field maple.

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Unusual in the UK, Acer monspessulanum is native to the Mediterranean region and grows as a small, deciduous tree with dark green, leathery leaves similar in appearance to those of the field maple. New leaves in spring can have a purple tint with some yellow autumn tints before the leaves fall.

Established plants often grow with a densely branching, often multi-stemmed habit. Enjoys a position with plenty of sun and fairly drought tolerant.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Any well drained soil. Avoid wet areas or positions prone to waterlogging.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. 
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Acer monspessulanum grows to be a large, upright branching shrub in the short term and eventually a very small branching tree.
    • Height: eventually up to 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft)
    • Spread: 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft)
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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall), Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Acid
Special Features
To grow in a pot, Screening/Hedge

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