Acer can be deciduous trees or large shrubs with paired, often palmately-lobed leaves and small flowers followed by characteristic winged fruits. Many have fine autumn colour, and some have ornamental stems


Details
'Rubrum' is a medium-sized deciduous tree with a spreading crown of 5-lobed leaves, bright crimson when young, later green, yellow in autumn. Flowers yellow

Hardiness
H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)

Aspect
North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing

Exposure
Sheltered

Moisture
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil
Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam

pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size
Ultimate height
Higher than 12 metres
Ultimate spread
wider than 8 metres
Time to ultimate height
20-50 years

How to grow
Cultivation
Grow in a moist but well-drained soil
Propagation
Propagate by grafting or softwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Low Maintenance Architectural

How to care
Pruning
Pruning group 1
Pests
Aphids and horse chestnut scale may be a problem
Diseases
Verticillium wilt may be a problem

Info. courtesy of the RHS

Acer Cappadocicum Rubrum

£54.00Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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