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ACER rubrum

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


Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Whip £19.00 each 

  • Deciduous - 3- or 5-lobed, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long, blue-white beneath.
  • Red
  • Height - 20m (70ft)
  • Spread - 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 -
  • Leaf margin - Lobed - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Ovate - 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.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
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
20m (70ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)

Buy Varieties of ACER rubrum

ACER rubrum 'October Glory'  AWARD

ACER rubrum 'October Glory'  >

Commonly known as: Canadian maple, Red maple, Scarlet maple, Swamp maple.
Glossy foliage which turns brilliant red in the autumn
Whip £25.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large £65.00 each 

ACER rubrum 'Red Sunset'  AWARD

ACER rubrum 'Red Sunset'  >

Commonly known as: Canadian maple , Red maple, Scarlett maple, Swamp maple.
Upright habit and exceptional red autumn colour
H/Std £65.00 each 

ACER rubrum 'Scanlon'

ACER rubrum 'Scanlon'  >

Commonly known as: Canadian maple, Red maple, Scarlet maple, Swamp maple.
Broadly columnar habit and excellent autumn colour
H/Std £65.00 each 

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