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Acer cappadocicum 'Rubrum'
Cappadocian Maple

Acer cappadocicum 'Rubrum'
Acer cappadocicum 'Rubrum'
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Description

Originally introduced in 1838 this colourful tree remains uncommon in the United Kingdom and has blood-red or claret young leaves in spring. The older leaves gradually turn green and once again change colour in the autumn before falling, creating a rich & long-lasting tapestry of red and gold.

Acer cappadocicum 'Rubrum' is a handsome garden tree with exciting, colourful leaves.

Supplied Size: 2L/3L pots (approx 2 -3 years old, 40 - 60 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Fully hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous
  • Habit: Acer cappadocicum 'Rubrum' grows to be a medium sized, spreading tree with a rounded crown once mature.
    • Height: 18 m (60 ft) / [up to 8 m (26 ft) after 10 years]
    • Spread: 12 m (40 ft) / [up to 6 m (20 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.

 


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