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botanical name:
Acer rufinerve 'Erythrocladum'
Acer rufinerve 'Erythrocladum' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Grey Budded Snake Barked Maple
family:  Sapindaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 4.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: golden
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Erect large shrub or small, often multi-stemmed, tree. Amber-yellow bark with faint white lines and a white bloom, most conspicuous in winter. Opposite, simple to 3 or sometimes 5-lobed, toothed, light to mid-green leaves. Clusters of greenish yellow flowers in spring, followed by winged seeds.

Moist, well drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade.
Prune if required, by removing dead or unwanted branches in late autumn to midwinter.

By grafting, but difficult and with a low sucess rate.

other notes:
Very similar in appearance to Acer rufinerve 'Winter Gold'. Should not be confused with Acer pensylvanicum 'Erythrocladum', which has pinkish bark.
Fairly rare.
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