Acer x 'Ample Surprise'
(Maple) Acer 'Ample Surprise' is a large shrub or eventually small tree with with a compact branching habit and delicate leaves which are bronze/red in spring, turning dark green in summer with pretty red & orange autumn colour.
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Acer platanoides x amplum '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.
- 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.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Mature Size
- Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Special: Windy & Exposed, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
- Special Features
- Autumn Colour, Screening/Hedge