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Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'
Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'
Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'
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Available Autumn/Winter 2018 A rare and tricky to propagate maple with colourful, striped bark which is a hybrid between the American Acer pensylvanicum and the Chinese Acer davidii. Acer 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!

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. If you are interested in this plant please email us at or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you when they are next available.

  • 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

Plant Video

A video clip of the Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'  in our own gardens. The video clip shows the eye-catching winter bark and the tree is around 15 years old - Height: 13ft / Spread: 10 ft.


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