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Acer x conspicuum 'Red Flamingo'
Snakebark Maple

Acer x conspicuum 'Red Flamingo'
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Price: £38.00 Quantity :


A colourful new introduction, Acer x conspicuum 'Red Flamingo' has deep red young shoots striped with white, sinuous lines once mature. The leaves emerge with attractive pink variegation in spring. As the year progresses, the leaf variegation turns to a slightly darker pink and white, which stands out well on the otherwise green leaves.

With its colourful winter bark and exciting leaves, Acer x conspicuum 'Red Flamingo' is a fantastic large shrub or eventually small branching tree with year round interest!

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

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Appreciates shelter from strong winds.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Acer x conspicuum 'Red Flamingo' grows to be a large shrub or eventually a very small branching 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]


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