The Hedge Maple is a deciduous shade tree. It can be used for its timber and as an ornamental plant. The famous violin maker Antonio Stradivari chose this species for some of his creations. The leaves turn greenish yellow in fall. The autumn color display is not as consistent as other maple species, though.
Growth Rate: With a moderate growth rate it grows 1-2 feet per year.
Mature Size: It grows up to 25-35 feet.
Soil Preference: It prefers mostly alkaline, moist, well-drained soils.