Botanical Name: Acer negundo 'Flamingo'
 Common Name: Flamingo Box Elder
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range



Flower Color


Flower Season


Leaf Color

Light Green, Pink, White, Variegated


Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half



Very Low, Low, Medium


Growth Rate



Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Poor, Well-drained, Moist, Dry


Soil pH

Acid, Neutral, Basic


Adverse Factors


Design Styles


Accenting Features

Specimen, Unusual Foliage


Seasonal Interest


Location Uses

Background, Lawn, Park


Special Uses

Screen, Wind Break, Shade Tree


Attracts Wildlife

Information by: GardenSoft


  • Description

  • Notes

This deciduous tree has a rapid growth rate; it can reach 30'-50' high and 20'-40' wide. The leaves have 3 to 5 lobes and provide a yellow-green fall color. They need moderate, regular water so plant in areas that are naturally moist. 'Flamingo' has pink and white leaf markings. It needs some shade in warmer areas. Avail. in 15G., 24" Box, 36" Box
Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 2 times the width and 1 and 1/2 times the height of the container. 2. Set rootball at ground level. 3. Prepare soil mix of equal parts soil and soil amendment. 4. Backfill with amended soil. 5. Build Basin and water.