Genus Acer can be deciduous trees or large shrubs with paired, often palmately-lobed leaves and small flowers followed by characteristic winged fruits. Many have fine autumn colour, and some have ornamental stems.
Details Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery, Acer rubrum ‘October Glory’ is a large deciduous tree with erect main branches. Leaves 3-lobed, dark green above, whitish beneath, brilliant crimson in autumn. Flowers crimson on bare branches.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Green - crimson red leaves. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 12m. Ultimate Spread: 1m. Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.