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Acer davidii ‘Rosalie’

Snakebark Maple

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to April
  • Height2m to 10m
  • Spread8m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourYellow/green
  • Leaf ColourGreen to golden yellow and orange in autumn.

Description

Acer davidii ‘Rosalie’ (Snakebark Maple). A small branching tree with silver and red striped bark on new stems, turning dark green and silver as they age. The leaves turn yellow, edged with orange, before they drop in autumn.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Small tree

Origin

Europe, N. Africa, Asia and Americas.

In Latin, the word 'acer' means hard or sharp. Maple wood was used by the Romans to make lances.

Interest and use

Winter and autumn interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -45°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Acers are fully to frost hardy and will require sun or semi-shade in fertile, well-drained soil.

Propagation

Species are propagated by seed, or by grafting or simple layering in late winter or early spring, or by budding in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaf eating caterpillars or aphids sometimes infest plants. Also prone to scale insects, tar spot, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch and honey fungus.

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