Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum'
  • Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum'
  • Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' - spring leaves

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum'

£35.00

(Golden Cappadocian Maple) Native to a vast area from the Caucasus to the Himalayas, Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' is an eye-catching garden tree with claret tinted, golden-yellow young leaves.

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Native to a vast area from the Caucasus to the Himalayas, Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' is an eye-catching garden tree with claret tinted, golden-yellow young leaves. These are very colourful initially and darken to light green in the summer, later on turning a rich butter yellow in autumn before they fall.

A handsome specimen garden tree or if pruned regularly, an eye-catching garden shrub.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Fully hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum'  grows to be a medium sized, spreading tree with a rounded crown once mature.
    • Height: 15 m (50 ft) / [up to 6 m (20 ft) after 10 years]
    • Spread: 10 m (32 ft) / [up to 3 m (10 ft) after 10 years]
  • Notes: Occasional hard pruning of this Acer in spring will create a much lower, bushy plant with large amounts of spring foliage colour

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Special: Windy & Exposed, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Leaf Colour - Gold/Yellow

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