Acer cappadocicum Rubrum

  • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow

This excellent tree is also known as the Red Cappadocian Maple. The young leaves have red tints in spring before turning green, and then yellow in the autumn.

It makes a good specimen tree, and is suitable for public spaces.

Acer Rubrum has been a popular garden tree in the UK since Victoriam times.

Rubrum trees for sale

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Height in 10 years
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2-year Rubrum tree - in a 12L pot

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Rubrum characteristics


  • Attractive features: Attractive tree / plant Autumn foliage colour
  • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
  • Sunlight: Tolerates shade
  • Useful for: Open spaces Street / amenity Specimen planting
  • Hardiness rating (RHS): H6 (to -20C)
  • Pruning: Light prune
  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners


  • Flowering month: April
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Light red
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous
  • Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit