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Boxelder
Catalogue A# 2018-NA WF11
GPS 45D 43' 50" N / 108D 37' 28" W

This specimen is non-accessioned. More information and photos forthcoming.

Location: Wolf Junction to Waterways-Right side

Number in accession: 1

Note: Pruned 2018

This 16 inch Boxelder provides overall benefits of:

$126 every year. 

Family (English): Soapberry (formerly Maple)
Family (Botanic): Sapindaceae (formerly Aceraceae)
        Planting Site: Residential and parks
        Tree or Plant Type: Tree
        Foliage: Deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)
        Native Locale:  North America
        Size Range: Large tree (more than 40 feet), Medium tree (25-40 feet)
Mature Height: 30-50 feet
Mature Width: 30-50 feet
        Light Exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily)
        Hardiness Zones: Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
        Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained soil, Wet soil
        Acid Soils: Tolerant
        Alkaline Soils: Tolerant
        Salt Spray: Moderately Tolerant
        Soil Salt: Intolerant
        Drought Conditions: Tolerant
        Poor Drainage: Tolerant
        Planting Considerations: Aggressive, Excessive sucker growth, Highly susceptible to ice damage, Messy fruit/plant parts, Weak wood and branch structure
        Flower Color & Fragrance: Inconspicuous
        Shape or Form: Irregular, Round
        Growth Rate: Fast
        Transplants Well: Yes
        Wildlife: Browsers, Insect pollinators, Seed-eating birds, Small mammal

CRITIQUE

Boxelder is actually a maple tree. This native tree, while very cold hardy, is not widely sold due to its ability to self-seed aggressively. It also attracts boxelder bugs which often enter homes in fall. 

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