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Acer rubrum 'Somerset'


Description: Acer rubrum 'Somerset' is an impressive and reliable Acer rubrum with intense deep red autumn colour, even as a young tree! This is a male clone with an ovate crown and is of moderate size.

Acer Growing Tips: Very easy to grow in a wide range of well-drained soils. They thrive in sun but with partial shade to protect the leaves from scorch. A sheltered area away from strong winds is preferred.

Height and Spread (after 10 years) : 6m x 4m

General attributes

Text Red Green Foliage
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Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Fast growth rate Fast growth rate
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune