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ACER rubrum 'Red Sunset'

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


H/Std £55.00 each

  • Deciduous - 3- or 5-lobed ovate, dark green leaves to 10cm (4in) long. Foliage has a bright red colour early in autumn
  • Red
  • Height - to 20m (70ft)
  • Spread - to 10m (33ft)
  • Tree - round-headed to open-crowned tree. Produces erect clusters of tiny 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 -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
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Acers - Care Guide
Planting to avoid allergic reactions and asthma
Shrubs - Care Guide
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
Trees - Care Guide
to 20m (70ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 10m (33ft)
 

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