Acer rubrum ‘Scanlon’ Acer

Acer

Description: Acer rubrum 'Scanlon' is a medium-sized tree which has a neat, compact upright growth habit. The lobed dark green foliage turns into a superb, deep reddish-orange in the autumn. Clusters of small, red flowers are borne on the bare branches in the spring. Deserves wider planting.

History: Originated from America in 1948.

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
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Autumn colour
  • M Size: Medium
  • Needs well-draining site

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