Acer negundo ‘Flamingo’ Acer

Acer

Description: Acer negundo 'Flamingo' is a fast growing type of Maple with attractive characteristics. The young leaves with a broad, soft pink salmon coloured margin changing to white, often green at first; shoots glaucous-bloomed. This tree can be pruned hard in early spring creating a superb exotic foliage effect in late summer. Attractive grey-white stems during the winter. Perfect for growing in a small garden due to it's narrow canopy.

History: Raised in the Netherlands before 1976.

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

  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Drought tolerant
  • Leaf colour: Pink / Green
  • S Size: Small
  • Prefers acid soil
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Can be hard pruned

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