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ACER 'Red Flamingo'

Commonly known as Snake-bark maple


  • Deciduous - new foliage has light pink and white variegation. The pink colouring turns darker, contrasting with the white and green leaf colour
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 6m (20ft)
  • Tree - small, branching tree. Eyecatching red stems on young shoots and white striations on older bark
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - Syn. A. x conspicuum 'Red Flamingo'. Sport of 'Silver Cardinal'
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, mites, scale insects, caterpillars, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - garden origin. Selection found in WJ Hoofman Nurseries, The Netherlands
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar -
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6m (20ft)
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  6m (20ft)
 

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