Acer davidii ‘Viper’® (Mindavi) Maple

Description: Acer davidii VIPER 'mindavi' is a deciduous, upright form of snake bark maple. A fine selection with dynamic white and green striated bark that resembles snakeskin. Dark green foliage turn into a lovely orange colour in the autumn. A cluster of flowers appear in the spring followed by winged fruits that ripen to a red-brown colour.

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) : 4m x 3m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • S Size: Small
  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Attractive bark
  • Autumn colour
  • Can be hard pruned
  • Wet tolerant

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