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Rubrum

Acer cappadocicum
Rubrum has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit

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.

Rubrum maple trees for sale

  • 12-year pot-grown tree £52.00
    In a 7L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
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  • 22-year pot-grown tree £58.00
    In a 12L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
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Next deliveries

You can pre-order now for delivery from late September 2021 for pot grown trees (or early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.


History

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

Rubrum characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • AwardsRHS AGM (current) 1993
  • Attractive featuresAttractive tree / plantAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • SunlightTolerates shade
  • PruningLight prune
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnYellow
  • Annual cycleDeciduous