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Acer rufinerve ‘Erythrocladum’

Moosewood 'Erythrocladum'

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to April
  • Height2m to 12m
  • Spread8m
  • Speed of GrowthSlow
  • Growth HabitBranched oval
  • Flower ColourVarious
  • Leaf ColourMid green to yellow

Description

Acer rufinerve ‘Erythrocladum’ (Moosewood 'Erythrocladum'). This snake-bark maple has bright pink young stems, with older growth turning red-brown with white striations. The broad, mid-green, 3-lobed leaves turn yellow in autumn.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Redvein Maple

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Winter interest, autumn foliage interest

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Shelter from strong winds

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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