Acer cappadocicum ‘Rubrum’ are medium to large trees with lovely, rounded canopies. In spring, the new growth is bright red and makes a great focal point against the darker leaves, which, come autumn, turn golden yellow. Acer cappadocicum develop clusters of small, yellow-green flowers in spring which are followed by winged seeds.
Fruit: Typical winged shaped seeds.
Bark: Smooth to lightly fissured.
Leaves: Deciduous, five lobed, clean-cut, palmate leaves. New growth is bright red.
Autumn colour: Golden yellow.
Ultimate height: 16m
Uses: Very tolerant, medium sized tree with a rounded canopy and very attractive new red growth in early summer. Great for big gardens and parks.