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Acer rubrum
Red Maple 

Acer rubrum
Common name

Red Maple

Group

Trees

Family

Aceraceae

Description

Red maple. A large tree with leaves dark green above and bluish beneath. Turning red in autumn. Tiny red flowers. Max Height 20m. Max Spread 10m. 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
20m
Ultimate spread
10m

Colour

Flowers
Red in April
Foliage
Green - 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 60 litre 16-18 EHS --- £118.00 £ 5
Regular Rootballed 18-20 EHS --- £221.00 £ 1