Acer crataegifolium ‘Veitchii’ Maple

Description: A large shrub or small tree, densely branching. Long dark green leaves with striking white and pale pink variegation in summer, then brilliant pink and purple in autumn. Gives a better foliage display when planted in sun or light, dappled shade and sheltered from strong winds.

History: From Veitch nursery in England, introduced in 1881.

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): 3m x 2m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Silver / Green
  • S Size: Small
  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Autumn colour
  • Interesting foliage

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