Globosum Norway Maple – Acer Platanoides Globosum


Acer platanoides ‘Globosum’ is a unique cultivar of the Norway Maple family, known for its compact and symmetrical globe-shaped crown.

Acer platanoides ‘Globosum’, also known as Globe Norway Maple, is a unique cultivar of the Norway Maple family that offers a distinctive rounded growth habit. This deciduous tree forms a compact, dense, and symmetrical globe-shaped crown, making it an eye-catching addition to any landscape.

Acer platanoides ‘Globosum’ stands out with its glossy dark green foliage, which transforms into a vibrant golden-yellow colour in theautumn, providing a striking display of seasonal beauty. The dense foliage and rounded form make it an excellent choice for creating focal points, borders, or hedges in gardens.
Caring for Acer platanoides ‘Globosum’ is relatively straightforward. It prefers well-drained soil and thrives in full sun to partial shade. Regular watering during the establishment phase is crucial, and once established, it can tolerate occasional dry spells. Pruning is minimal, mainly to remove any dead or damaged branches and to maintain the desired shape.
This compact and low-maintenance tree is a great choice for urban and small gardens. Its rounded form and dense foliage provide a visually appealing element, while its adaptability to different soil conditions and resistance to urban pollution make it suitable for various environments.
With its unique rounded growth habit, glossy foliage, and ease of care, Acer platanoides ‘Globosum’ is an excellent choice for those seeking a distinctive and attractive tree to enhance their landscape. Whether used as a specimen tree or incorporated into formal garden designs, it is sure to bring charm and visual impact to any outdoor space.

1. Style

Full Standard, Half Standard, Boxhead, Espalier, Feathered, Mini Standard, Multistem, Pleached, Umbrella


15-30cm, 30-50cm, 50-70cm, 70-90cm, 90-110cm, 110-130cm, 130-150cm, 150-170cm, 170-200cm, 200-230cm, 230-250cm, 250-270cm, 270-300cm, 300-350cm, 350-400cm, 400-450cm, 450-500cm, 500-600cm, 600-700cm, 700-800cm, 800-900cm, 900-1000cm

Stem Girth

4-6cm, 6-8cm, 8-10cm, 10-12cm, 12-14cm, 14-16cm, 16-18cm, 18-20cm, 20-22cm, 22-24cm, 24-26cm, 26-28cm, 28-30cm, 30-35cm, 35-40cm, 40-45cm, 45-50cm, 50-55cm, 55-60cm, N/A

Root Type

Pot Grown, Rootball, Bare Root

Foliage Type



Non Native

Growth Height

Tall Growing

Growth Speed

Fast Growth






No Berries


Without Thornes


Non Toxic

Drought Tolerance


Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Colourful Foliage


Leaf Size


Natural Growth Style




Hard Wood Cutback?


Soil Type?

Clay-Heavy, Sandy-Well Draining, Grows in most soil types

Natural Shape



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