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Acer rubrum

Acer rubrum

Common Name: Red Maple

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A tree renowned for its spectacular scarlet autumn hues. Although the leaves are dark green in summer, its winter twigs have a red hue, as do its tiny spring flowers, which provide a cheery, if modest, second season of interest. The leaves themselves emerge in spring a pale yellow gradually darkening to green. Of North American origin, Acer rubrum has been cultivated in Europe since the 1600's. It grows on most soils in the UK, but rarely colours well on chalk or dry soils (Acer x freemanii makes a better choice for such sites). Windy positions should also be avoided. A shallow rooting tree.

Recommended for:

Avenue
City/Courtyard
Lg Garden/Park
Med Garden
Small Garden
Native/Woodland
Ornamental Woodland
Screening
Street
Coastal
Exposed
Waterside

Tree Type: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: Medium (10-18m)

Growth Rate: Moderate

Crown Shape: Round

Season of Interest: Autumn

Ornamental Flower: No

Flower Colour: (insignificant)

Intolerant of: Chalk Soils, Coastal Areas, Dry Soils, and Wind

Soil Types Tolerated: Clay, Damp, Loam, Sandy, and Well drained

Summer Foliage Colour: Not Specified

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Batch No Height (cm) Girth (cm) Pot Size (L) Delivery Vehicle Form Ready Date Area Key Quantity Price ex VAT per tree
175894
450-500 - 420L MS Now B End
2
£1,285.20
*All prices shown are Ex VAT.