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Brandywine

Brandywine is a good example of the popular Red Maple (Acer rubrum).

Although our maritime climate is not conducive to the intense autumn leaf colour displays associated with this species in its native North America, Brandywine is one of the most reliable for autumn colours in the UK, and keeps its leaves longer in the autumn than others.

Brandywine maple trees for sale

  • 3-year pot-grown tree £54.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering
You can pre-order now for delivery from early 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.

How to grow

Brandwine is a fast-growing tree, and noticeably more upright than most maples.

Brandywine characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright
  • Height after 10 years5m-8m / 16ft-25ft
  • PruningDo not prune
  • Growth rateFast
  • Site conditionsOccasional drought
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnMultiple tints
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

Similar varieties

  • See also October Glory
    Acer rubrum
    October Glory
    A well-named form of the North American Red Maple - the leaves turn a spectacular red in the autumn.
  • Acer rubrum
    Scanlon
    An upright form of the popular red maple, with an attractive shape and reliable autumn colour.
  • Acer rubrum
    Sun Valley
    A good example of the Red Maple, featuring fiery red autumn leaf colours.

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