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Acer platanoides x amplum 'Ample Surprise'
Acer platanoides x amplum 'Ample Surprise'
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Available Autumn 2017 - Acer 'Ample Surprise' has a compact branching habit and delicate leaves which are bronze/red in spring, turning dark green in summer with pretty red & orange autumn colour.

Acer 'Ample Surprise' grows to be specimen shrub or very small tree in time and can be pruned to shape if required. Several can be planted together to give a screening effect if desired.

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. If you are interested in this plant please email us at or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you when it is available.

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Fully hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Acer 'Ample Surprise'  grows to be a large shrub or eventually a very small branching tree in time.
    • Height:  New to us but estimated up to 3 - 4 m  m (10 - 13 ft) / [up to 2.5 m (8 ft) after 10 years if left unpruned]
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft) / [up to 2 m (10 ft) after 10 years]
  • Notes: Acer 'Ample Surprise' is resistant to mildew.


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