Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'
Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'
Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'
Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'
Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'
Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'


Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'

(Snakebark Maple) Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix' is a rare small tree with eye-catching leaves and beautiful, vivid red and orange winter bark covered with fine silver lines.

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A rare and tricky to propagate maple with colourful, striped bark which is a hybrid between the American Acer pensylvanicum and the Chinese Acer davidiiAcer x conspicuum 'Phoenix' has large, cool green leaves in the summer months which turn to a fantastic, fine gold colour in autumn.

The bark is a faint green/yellow in the summer and brightens to a vivid pink, yellow and orange with silver snake-like lines in winter.

Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'  is an outstanding plant with year round interest which deserves pride of place in nearly any garden!

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Requires shelter from strong winds.
  • Rate of Growth: Very slow initially then moderate.
  • Habit: Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'  grows to be a large branching shrub or eventually, a small multi-stemmed tree.
    • Height: 6 m (20 ft) / up to 3 m (10 ft) after 10 years
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft) / up to 2.5 m (8 ft) after 10 years
How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Large (3m+), Tree - Small (4m - 8m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Rare and Unusual, Ornamental Bark

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