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Tree Acer platanoides 'Crimson Sentry'




Description This is a flashy crimson foliaged maple with dense upright branching. It has a compact growth habit with large crimson leaves in summer turning to gold and orange in autumn. Adds great colour contrast foliage. This is a small tree with grey-black bark that is lightly textured.    
Mature Size 7 x 4m    
Uses Due to its compact size and stunning colour, this maple is highly suitable for smaller landscapes, particularly as a garden feature. Great foliage contrast and stunning colours throughout the year. A good selection for screening and for narrow sites.    
Position & Soil Prefers moist but well-drained soils. Is somewhat tolerant of poor soils, moderate heat and air pollution. A tough hardy tree for tough sites that is low maintenance once established.    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.2-1.5m)
• 50cm/52L (1.8-2.2m)
• 100L (3.0-3.5m)
• 200L (3.0-3.4m)
Substitutes Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'
Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'
Acer rubrum 'Bowhall'
Betula populifolia 'Royal Frost'
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
Liriodendron tulipifera 'Fastigiata'
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