Schwedler Norway Maple

Imported from Europe, the Schwedler Norway Maple is a distinctive tree. Plenty of varieties of the Norway maple were cultivated in the 19th century, but this type persisted because of their ability to withstand urban pressures. They are directly south and east of Conservatory Water.

  • Leaves

    Opposite, 5-lobed, green to purple to purple-red
  • Fruit

  • Flower

    Purplish/yellow flowers that unfold in early spring
  • Bark

    Brown to gray (sometimes dark gray or near black), contains intersecting ridges that become wider and flatter as the tree matures

Where to find the Schwedler Norway Maple