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botanical name:
Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'
Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Snakebark Maple
family:  Sapindaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 6.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: cream
stem/bark: pink
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -28°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Small deciduous tree, often multi-stemmed. In winter the stems are vivid bright reddish-pink, striped with white, becoming more greenish-yellow with pinky tinges in summer. Large three lobed leaves, often producing good yellow autumn colour.

cultivation:
Moist but well drained soil, that does not get waterlogged in winter. Full sun or light part shade, preferably in a postion with shelter from strong winds.

other notes:
Hybrid of Acer davidii x Acer pensylvanicum
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