Acer negundo 'Violaceum'

Lavender-twigged Box Elder, Purple Leaf Box Elder (Maple)

This hardy box elder has purple branches and showy reddish-violet flowers that hang from branches. Foliage starts out copper-green in colour, becoming a deeper green as it ages. Growth is golden yellow in autumn. Its pendulous clusters of flowers gives it an impressive look as a single garden specimen. Has an upright habit and pyramidal form.

Mature Size 8-10 x 6m
Foliage Deciduous
Form Conical
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This tree currently has the following pot sizes in production.
40cm/27L (1.5-1.8m) Available now $159.50 inc GST Register or log in for wholesale pricing
50cm/52L (1.8-2.4m) Available now $214.50 inc GST Register or log in for wholesale pricing
Common Name Lavender-twigged Box Elder, Purple Leaf Box Elder (Maple)
Foliage Deciduous 301
Form Conical 21
Mature Size 8-10 x 6m
Family Sapindaceae 21
Genus Acer 42
Species Negundo 3
Uses
Makes a lovely eye-catching feature tree many times throughout the year based on maple-shaped foliage colour and flowers.
Position & Soil
Adaptable to a wide range of climates and conditions but prefers a well-drained soil.
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Delivery Fees
Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area, Monday to Friday only. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland.


  • Our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area, Monday to Friday only. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria.


    • Area bounded by St Kilda, Balwyn North, Ringwood, Woori Yallock, Pakenham, Cranbourne & Frankston. Delivery cost depends on number of trees and confirmation of your suburb: 1-10 $105+GST, 11-20 $210+GST, 21-30 $285+GST, 31-40 $350+GST, 41-50 $420+GST, Full Load $475+GST


    • Area bounded by Williamstown, Footscray, Tullamarine Fwy to Bell St Coburg, Preston, Northcote, Richmond, South Yarra & Middle Park. Delivery cost depends on number of trees and confirmation of your suburb: 1-10 $150+GST, 11-20 $210+GST, 21-30 $285+GST, 31-40 $350+GST, 41-50 $420+GST, Full Load $475+GST


    • North of Coburg bounded by Glenroy, Broadmeadows, Campbellfield, Epping, Diamond Creek, Warrandyte, Doncaster & Heidelberg. Delivery cost depends on number of trees and confirmation of your suburb: 1-10 $150+GST, 11-20 $210+GST, 21-30 $285+GST, 31-40 $350+GST, 41-50 $420+GST, Full Load $475+GST


    • Bounded by areas south of Frankston & Pakenham, Koo Wee Rup, Tyabb, Baxter & Mornington. Delivery cost depends on number of trees and confirmation of your suburb: 1-10 $150+GST, 11-20 $210+GST, 21-30 $285+GST, 31-40 $350+GST, 41-50 $420+GST, Full Load $475+GST


    • Area bounded by Werribee, Melton, Sunbury, Craigieburn, Roxburgh Park, Tullamarine Fwy, Pascoe Vale, Footscray & Altona. Delivery cost depends on number of trees and confirmation of your suburb: 1-10 $175+GST, 11-20 $240+GST, 21-30 $315+GST, 31-40 $390+GST, 41-50 $450+GST, Full Load $500+GST


    • All suburbs south of Mornington and Tyabb, including Hastings, Balnarring, Flinders, Mount Martha to Sorrento. Delivery cost depends on number of trees and confirmation of your suburb: 1-10 $175+GST, 11-20 $240+GST, 21-30 $315+GST, 31-40 $390+GST, 41-50 $450+GST, Full Load $500+GST


    • Area bounded by Werribee, Craigieburn, Healesville, Warragul & Lang Lang. Delivery cost depends on number of trees and confirmation of your suburb: 1-10 $210+GST, 11-20 $295+GST, 21-30 $350+GST, 31-40 $420+GST, 41-50 $480+GST, Full Load $525+GST


    • The city of Geelong and surrounding suburbs. Delivery cost depends on number of trees and confirmation of your suburb: 1-10 $210+GST, 11-20 $295+GST, 21-30 $350+GST, 31-40 $420+GST, 41-50 $480+GST, Full Load $525+GST


    • Areas beyond Geelong, Bacchus Marsh, Gisborne, Wallan, Kinglake, Healesville, Warragul & Lang Lang. From $175+GST depending on tree sizes, quantity required and your delivery destination. Please note: In all cases, we endeavour to arrange delivery direct to your physical address, but it will depend on the scope and ability of the third-party green life freighter transporting your order. Sometimes this process may require a more localised drop-off where trees will need to be collected.



  • We utilise green life freight companies to deliver from our site in Melbourne to New South Wales.


    • From $275+GST per pallet, depending on tree sizes, quantity required and your delivery destination. Please note: In all cases, we endeavour to arrange delivery direct to your physical address, but it will depend on the scope and ability of the third-party green life freighter transporting your order. Sometimes this process may require a more localised drop-off where trees will need to be collected.


    • From $350+GST per pallet, depending on tree sizes, quantity required and your delivery destination. Please note: In all cases, we endeavour to arrange delivery direct to your physical address, but it will depend on the scope and ability of the third-party green life freighter transporting your order. Sometimes this process may require a more localised drop-off where trees will need to be collected.


    • From $320+GST per pallet, depending on tree sizes, quantity required and your delivery destination. Please note: In all cases, we endeavour to arrange delivery direct to your physical address, but it will depend on the scope and ability of the third-party green life freighter transporting your order. Sometimes this process may require a more localised drop-off where trees will need to be collected.


    • From $250+GST per pallet, depending on tree sizes, quantity required and your delivery destination. Please note: In all cases, we endeavour to arrange delivery direct to your physical address, but it will depend on the scope and ability of the third-party green life freighter transporting your order. Sometimes this process may require a more localised drop-off where trees will need to be collected.



  • We utilise green life freight companies to deliver from our site in Melbourne to Queensland.


    • From $410+GST per pallet, depending on tree sizes, quantity required and your delivery destination. Please note: In all cases, we endeavour to arrange delivery direct to your physical address, but it will depend on the scope and ability of the third-party green life freighter transporting your order. Sometimes this process may require a more localised drop-off where trees will need to be collected.


    • From $520+GST per pallet, depending on tree sizes, quantity required and your delivery destination. Please note: In all cases, we endeavour to arrange delivery direct to your physical address, but it will depend on the scope and ability of the third-party green life freighter transporting your order. Sometimes this process may require a more localised drop-off where trees will need to be collected.


    • From $450+GST per pallet, depending on tree sizes, quantity required and your delivery destination. Please note: In all cases, we endeavour to arrange delivery direct to your physical address, but it will depend on the scope and ability of the third-party green life freighter transporting your order. Sometimes this process may require a more localised drop-off where trees will need to be collected.



  • We utilise green life freight companies to deliver from our site in Melbourne to South Australia. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia.


    • From $310+GST per pallet, depending on tree sizes, quantity required and your delivery destination. Please note: In all cases, we endeavour to arrange delivery direct to your physical address, but it will depend on the scope and ability of the third-party green life freighter transporting your order. Sometimes this process may require a more localised drop-off where trees will need to be collected.


    • From $400+GST per pallet, depending on tree sizes, quantity required and your delivery destination. Please note: In all cases, we endeavour to arrange delivery direct to your physical address, but it will depend on the scope and ability of the third-party green life freighter transporting your order. Sometimes this process may require a more localised drop-off where trees will need to be collected.



  • We utilise green life freight companies to deliver from our site in Melbourne to Canberra.


    • From $250+GST per pallet, depending on tree sizes, quantity required and your delivery destination. Please note: In all cases, we endeavour to arrange delivery direct to your physical address, but it will depend on the scope and ability of the third-party green life freighter transporting your order. Sometimes this process may require a more localised drop-off where trees will need to be collected.



  • Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Tasmania.


  • Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into the Northern Territory.


  • Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia.

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10 hours ago

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10 hours ago

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10 hours ago

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