Box Elder Tree

$5399

Box Elder Tree

$5399

1-Year Warranty

Ships Spring and Fall

Safe to Plant - Spring and Fall

In stock

Cannot ship to: CA.


Description Reviews

The Box Elder Tree, also known as Acer negundo, is a deciduous tree native to North America. It is a member of the maple family and can grow up to 70 feet tall and 3 feet wide. The tree's distinctive pinnate leaves characterize it, typically having three to seven leaflets serrated along the edges.

The Tree Is Beautifully Used In Landscapes

The tree is a fast-growing tree often used for landscaping and as a shade tree. It is also valued for its wood, which is used in furniture making, flooring, and other woodworking projects. The tree is known for tolerating various soil types and growing conditions, making it a popular choice for urban and suburban environments.

Box Elder Tree


One interesting fact about the tree is that it is also known as the "Ash-leaved Maple" because its leaves resemble the ash trees. Additionally, the tree produces a distinctive, winged fruit called a samara, often called a "helicopter" due to its spinning motion as it falls (End of October) from the tree. The trees, also known as Acer negundo, prefer moist soils and can tolerate a range of soil types, including loamy, sandy, and clay soils.

Planting Box Elder Tree

They also do well in full sun to partial shade. When choosing a location to plant one of these trees, consider the soil moist and well-draining. They do best in full sun to partial shade conditions. Make sure you have enough room for the tree to grow, as they can reach heights of up to 50 feet and widths of up to 40 feet.

Box Elder Tree Requirements

They are hardy in USDA hardiness zones 4 to 9, which cover a wide range of temperatures. Avoid planting near buildings, power lines, or other structures that could impede the tree's growth. They need water regularly for the first few months after planting to help establish a robust root system. Overall, an excellent location to plant a box elder tree would be well-draining soil, plenty of sunlight, and enough space to grow to its full size.

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