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 'Scanlon' is a medium-sized, upright, broadly columnar tree to around 20m tall with lobed dark green foliage that turns bright red in autumn. Clusters of small, red flowers are borne on the bare branches in spring.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Green - orange/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.