Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum'
Sycamore 

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum'
Common name

Sycamore

Group

Trees

Family

Aceraceae

Description

An attractive slow-growing small tree with bright pink leaves that turn yellow; then green in summer. Max Height 6m. Max Spread 8m. Full Sun. Hardy. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Rounded to broadly spreading
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
Harmful if eaten/skin and eye irritant

Size

Growth speed
Slow
Ultimate height
6m
Ultimate spread
8m

Colour

Flowers
Yellow in April
Foliage
Pink - Deciduous
Fruit
Red in August; September
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun Sheltered site
Soil
Most types
Moisture
Well drained
Propagation
Grafting
Usage
Specimen; Border
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Winter Only prune if required to keep shape
Maintenance
Stake and tie
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Aphids; Honey fungus; Coral spot

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Trolley
Regular 45 litre 8-10 S --- £108.90 £ 6
Regular CG 8-10 S --- £108.90 £ 2
Regular RB Co Co Wrap 14-16 EHS --- £234.90 £ 2
Regular RB Co Co Wrap 16-18 EHS --- £364.50 £ 2