Acer cappadocicum ‘Rubrum’ Acer

Acer

Description: Acer cappadocicum 'Rubrum' is an excellent specimen and garden tree of medium size. The fiery blood-red young leaves turn green in the summer and later assume stunning golden yellow autumn tints. It's attractive rounded canopy shape makes this variety perfect for smaller gardens or small spaces. 

History: Introduced in 1838. Received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.

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

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Standard
  • M Size: Medium
  • Leaf colour: Yellow
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Replacement prune
  • Open space planting

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