Box Elder, Acer negundo
Box Elder tree is one of numerous trees that individuals can get in order to make part of their landscaping. This tree is one of the most durable and longest living trees around. Therefore if you are looking to get a tree that has a strong and durable bark, nice leaves and also a tree that can be present for all seasons then you will have these things with this tree. The leaves are green are of a decent size so they will stand out. With the tree’s bark, you will be sure to have a very durable tree that will stay in place for years to come. This tree can be used in landscaping quite easily. It is best to plant this tree in either a large yard or in a spacious field so that it can have enough room to stand out.
Box Elder is a brilliant shade tree as its grows very densely.
It is one of the most common maple trees and is able to survive in many climates. Its is very drought tolerant and is often used as windbreaks and for erosion control of soil. The box elder also referred to, as the ash-leaved maple is a hardy tree with a very fast growth rate. Each leaf contains leaflets that can be in groups of three, five or seven. These leaflets are coarsely toothed. This plant is extremely drought resistance and when full-grown offers an immense amount of shade. Sometimes maple syrup can be obtained from this tree. Each tree will have either a multiple furrowed trunk or a single squat one. The wood it produces is often used to make furniture. In the winter the plants seeds are visible. They grow in clusters and remain on the tree the entire winter. They are a greenish yellow color and can be identified by their wing like appendages. If you live in the western part of the United States the leaves will turn colors in the fall. The leaves on this particular tree do not change color when growing in the eastern states. This plant is resistant to both droughts, and cold temperatures.