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Acer x conspicuum 'Silver Vein'
Acer x conspicuum 'Silver Vein' is an unusual small, often multi-stemmed tree which has handsome stems covered with sinuous silvery lines.
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(Snakebark Maple) A handsome small tree, Acer x conspicuum 'Silver Vein' has eye-catching mature green stems (purple when young) covered with fine silver lines. The leaves are large and bright green in colour, turning shades of golden yellow before falling in autumn.
Established plants usually develop a branching, vase-shaped habit.
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy. Requires shelter from strong winds.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Acer x conspicuum 'Silver Vein' grows to be a large branching shrub in the short term or eventually, a small multi-stemmed tree.
- Height: 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft)
- Spread: 4 - 5 m (13 - 16ft)
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Eventual Size
- Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
- Special Features
- Autumn Colour, Ornamental Bark / Colourful Winter Stems, To grow in a pot
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