Acer miyabei × campestre

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Credits

Dan Crowley (2020)

Recommended citation
Crowley, D. (2020), 'Acer miyabei × campestre ' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/acer/acer-miyabei-x-campestre/). Accessed 2021-09-23.

Genus

  • Acer
  • Sect. Platanoidea

Other taxa in genus

Glossary

hybrid
Plant originating from the cross-fertilisation of genetically distinct individuals (e.g. two species or two subspecies).
pollen
Small grains that contain the male reproductive cells. Produced in the anther.

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Credits

Dan Crowley (2020)

Recommended citation
Crowley, D. (2020), 'Acer miyabei × campestre ' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/acer/acer-miyabei-x-campestre/). Accessed 2021-09-23.

A hybrid of cultivated origin intermediate between the parent species. 

USDA Hardiness Zone 7-8

RHS Hardiness Rating H5

Conservation status Not evaluated (NE)

An unsurprising, and likely under-recorded hybrid, a single specimen of Acer miyabei × campestre is currently growing at Arboretum Wespelaar, Belgium. This was raised from seed collected by Philippe de Spoelberch in 1983 at Bergius Botanic Garden, Stockholm. It soon became apparent that it was of hybrid origin and campestre more than likely the other (pollen) parent. It has only remained in the collection as long as it has for lack of a wild-sourced replacement of true A. miyabei (K. Camelbeke, pers. comm. 2020)!