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ACER rubrum 'Red Sunset'

Commonly known as Canadian maple , Red maple, Scarlett maple, Swamp maple




  • Deciduous - 3- or 5-lobed ovate, dark green leaves to 10cm (4in) long. Foliage has a bright red colour early in autumn
  • Height - to 20m (70ft)
  • Spread - to 10m (33ft)
  • Tree - round-headed to open-crowned tree. Produces erect clusters of tiny red flowers.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - grow in acidic soil for best colour
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, mites, scale insects, caterpillars, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - eastern North America
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
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to 20m (70ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 10m (33ft)
 

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