Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'
Sugar Maple 

Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'
Common name

Sugar Maple

Group

Trees

Family

Aceraceae

Description

A rounded tree with lobed yellow leaves which turn red in autumn. Tiny purple-red flowers. Max Height 6m. Max Spread 6m. 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
Fast
Ultimate height
6m
Ultimate spread
6m

Colour

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

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun Sheltered site
Soil
Most types
Moisture
Well drained
Propagation
Seed
Usage
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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Regular 25 litre 80-100 cm --- £96.50 £ 1
Regular 25 litre 100-125 cm --- £96.50 £ 1
Regular 25 litre 125-150 cm --- £115.00 £ 1