Plant Care Norway Maple

Norway Maple

About Norway Maple

Norway Maple is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Norway Maple likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Norway Maple belongs to the acer genus, and is native to Northeastern Europe.

Taxonomy

Acer platanoides
Acer
Sapindaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Norway Maple

Water

How often to water your Norway Maple

Water needs for Norway Maple
0.5 cups
every 9

Norway Maple needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Norway Maple

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Norway Maple in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Norway Maple: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Norway Maple love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Norway Maple does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Norway Maple in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Norway Maple

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Norway Maple: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Norway Maple after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Norway Maple is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Norway Maple

Norway Maple

Norway Maple


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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