The Acer campestre ‘Elsrijk’, also known as the Field maple, is an American selection, which was made from established city trees in the city of Ohio in 1953. In 1985 it was introduced to the Netherlands, where it has become the most popular campestre cultivar.
The tree usually grows to a height of approximately 10 m. The crown which consists of short, twiggy branches that bear dense green foliage, that turns golden yellow in autumn. The tree is relatively free of mildew.
The tree thrives best with partial shade, after placement in fertile, well-drained soil.