Ashridge Nurseries is working as normal and the despatching of bareroot plants is underway. 

You can see Current Delivery Information Here. We are now taking orders for delivery in January 2021.

Field Maple, Large Trees

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Misc RHS AGM, Wildlife Value
Shade Partial Shade
Area Exposed Windy Areas, Frost Pockets, Scotland & The North
Soil Alkaline/Chalky, Poor/Dry
Type Native
Also Good Autumn Colour

Acer campestre (Standard)

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  Buy 3 or more bareroot plants and save

SIZES 1-2 3-910+
6/8cm Girth Standard. Bareroot Plenty of Stock£46.69Plenty of Stock£43.09Plenty of Stock£39.49
8/10cm Girth Standard. Bareroot Plenty of Stock£77.89Plenty of Stock£71.89Plenty of Stock£65.89
  Prices include VAT

Please select the size and quantity of Bareroot plants you would like

£36.30
£46.69
 

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Acer campestre Standard Trees

The Field Maple tree, is a hardy native that will grow almost anywhere, except on very acidic soil or on the coast. It is round headed, with twiggy branches that tolerate dappled shade cast by taller trees and it is useful for tall screening or as part of a windbreak. The young wood has distinctive corky ridges running along its length, providing grooves for insects and spiders to lay their eggs. In spring, the bright green leaves appear at about the same time as the small, insignificant flowers, which are popular with bees. The mature leaves are deep green and then turn a glorious, mellow orange-yellow in autumn. The seeds are winged "helicopters", called samara.

Field Maple can reach a height of about 15-25 metres. It is rare for them to grow to over 20 metres, but it is possible on fertile, sunny, sheltered sites.
Standard trees are the largest size that we deliver; you can also buy Field Maple hedge plants here.

How Standard Trees are Measured:
All the plants in the ornamental trees section are graded as standards, which means that they are measured by their girth in centimetres 1 metre above ground level (basically, their trunk's waist measurement). They aren't measured by their height, which will vary. So, a 6/8 standard has a trunk with a circumference of 6-8 centimetres and an 8/10 standard has a trunk 8-10 centimetres around. This measurement makes no difference to the tree's final height. Standard trees are 2 - 3.5 metres tall (on average) when they arrive; they are the most mature trees that you can buy from us. We cannot tell you precisely how tall your trees will be before we deliver them.

History & uses of Acer campestre

This is a great bonsai tree. The wood polishes very well and used for small, high quality items like musical instrument parts. It is good firewood.

  • Small Box

    Small box

    (Orders containing only seedlings or rooted cuttings)

    £7.20

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £60 inc VAT

  • Standard box

    (Bareroots up to
    1.2m)

    £11.40

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £60 inc VAT

  • Large box

    (Pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)

    £15.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £100 inc VAT

  • Trees & Hedging

    (Bareroots &
    trees 1.2m+)

    £18.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £120 inc VAT

  • Pallets

    (Root balls, large pots,
    trees etc)

    £60.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £240 inc VAT


Bareroot planting is best done between October and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

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