Acer rubrum

red maple

10lt pot (1.5-1.8m)
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, moisture-retentive, well-drained neutral to acid soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April to May
  • Flower colour: yellow
  • Other features: brilliant red in autumn tints
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Deeply lobed, dark green leaves turning brilliant red in autumn and tiny clusters of red spring flowers. This beautiful, round-headed, red maple makes an excellent ornamental feature in a large garden. Although the tree tolerates some lime the best autumn colour is achieved on fertile, moisture- retentive, neutral to acid soil in full sun.

  • Garden care: Add a top-dressing of a multi-purpose fertiliser around the base of the plant in late spring. No routine pruning is required, just remove any dead, damaged or crossing branches in late autumn or winter when they are fully dormant.

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    Is there an evergreen Acer?

    Could I just ask if there is an Acer that is not 'deciduous' but 'evergreen'?
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      Sadly not as all Acers are deciduous.

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