Plants in stock

Acer rubrum : fact sheet


Species name:
Acer rubrum
Common names:
Red Maple
Description:
Red Maple Tree

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Exotic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Larger than 1100cm
Width:
Larger than 500cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Hardy
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Tree Tall to Very Tall - above 1100cm ,A tree
Usage:
Edible Fruit/Berries/Capsules/Seeds ,Edible Leaves ,Edible Stalk/Stem/Branch/Trunk/Bark ,Edible Syrup/Sap/Oil ,Wood useful for implements/utensils ,Wood useful for furniture/instruments ,Traditional Medicine ,Wood useful for firewood
Fruit:
Redish/Pinkish Tones ,Edible ,Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Redish/Pinkish/Maroon/Scarlet Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.)
Features:
Fast Growing
Foliage:
Deciduous ,Leaves Simple: Lobed/Deeply cut ,Foliage In Autumn red/brown/orange/yellow above ,Foliage Particularly Attractive

Plant suppliers

Habitat Gardens & Nurseries

Somerset West
cell: 0824553443
tel: 0218554400

Induli Nursery

Grabouw
cell: 082 4111355
tel: 021 8526187
email: ray-induli@xsinet.co.za
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