Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy. Requires shelter from strong winds.
Rate of Growth: Very slow initially then moderate.
Habit: Acer x conspicuum 'Silver Cardinal' grows to be a large branching shrub or eventually, a small multi-stemmed tree.
Height: 6 m (20 ft) / [up to 3 m (10 ft) after 10 years]
Spread: 6 m (20 ft) / [up to 2.5 m (8 ft) after 10 years]