Common Name: Paper-bark maple
Skill Level: Experienced
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline
Time to plant seeds: October to March
A slow-growing, spreading tree suitable for gardens of all sizes. The dark green, three-palmate leaves colour splendidly in autumn turning the whole crown deep crimson or red. The old dark red or chestnut bark flakes and peels back to reveal the new, smooth, orange-red bark beneath. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its Award of Garden Merit which is for plants of outstanding excellence.
Looks good with:Cornus alba 'Aurea'
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