ACER rubrum 'Brandywine'

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

Excellent autumn colour, bright to purplish-red.
  • Deciduous
    3- or 5-lobed leaves to 10cm (4in) long, emerging pale yellow, darkening to green before colouring in autumn
  • Red
  • Height
    7m (23ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tree
    Upright tree with oval crown. Produces erect clusters of tiny flowers followed by twin-winged fruits
  • 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

ACER rubrum 'Brandywine'

Available again from APRIL 2024 - When fresh stock arrives
Whip £35.00  
Delivery Information Available again from APRIL 2024
H/Std £80.00  
Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
Due to limitations imposed by couriers, taller items
might have to pruned to reduce height prior to dispatch.


  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    A. rubrum 'October Glory' x 'Autumn Flame'. One of the best for autumn colour in the UK. 6m (20ft) x 4m (13ft) after 10 years
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, mites, scale insects, caterpillars, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Eastern North America. Garden origin. US National Arboretum, Washington DC. 1994.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    (see photos above)
  • 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.

  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil

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