Maple rubrum. AKA October Glory. This North American Maple has interesting red tassel flowers in spring followed by winged seeds. The new foliage is large, lobed, lustrous and green and in autumn turns a brilliant red. Forms a very handsome specimen tree. Plant in a sheltered position in sun or part shade. Deciduous.
Colour: Red Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 10m x 5m
Maple rubrum. If you want a tree with brilliant and long lasting brilliant autumn colour then help yourself to some 'Brandy Wine'. Selected from the USA National Arboretum breeding programme this tree has large, fresh emerald green foliage that turns brilliant red then purple red in the autumn. Stunning large specimen tree. Deciduous.
The North American Maple is quite easy to grow in sun or part shade. It will do best if sheltered from strong wind. This male clone does not have the 'winged' seeds typical of this Maple.
Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 10m x 5m
Named for the summer colour of it's golden green leaves which surprisingly emerge fiery red, this medium sized maple will take on multiple yellow tones in autumn. Prefers a sheltered site in full sun to part shade with moist but well drained soil. Deciduous
Habit: Rounded crown Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 6m x 4m
A hybrid maple with oval form and brilliant red-orange autumn colour. Prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Known for brilliant autumn foliage colour. Leaves turn bright red in autumn providing a beautiful contrast to other green plants. Traditional maple shaped leaves. Deciduous. Est 10 year height
Habit: Upright oval Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 15m x 10m
Japanese Maple. An award winning Maple with fresh green, wide, lobed leaves that emerge in spring set against smooth grey-brown bark. Stunning autumn colour prior to leaf fall. Tall upright habit. Plant in a sheltered spot in deep cool soil. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.
This Maple has pretty little drooping sprays of 'flowers' known as corymbs just before the leaves emerge.
Colour: Purple Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 8m x 5m
If you want a really special feature tree then this could be the Maple for you. The large 5 lobed leaves are in tones of crimson to dark purple. Forms an upright tree with a rounded head. Will grow in sun or semi-shade as long as sheltered from strong winds. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.
Colour: Yellow Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 7m x 5m
This is a very special upright form of Maple. The leaves have seven lobes and start off a soft shade of green in spring gradually deepening to a more traditional green. The wow factor kicks in during autumn with deep shades of red and scarlet prior to leaf fall. Est. 10 yr. growth. Deciduous.
Plant with protection from hot dry winds and afternoon sun for best results. 'Osakazui' is considered to be one the very best Maples for autumn colour. The name means 'Saki-Cup like leaf'.
This Maple has an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Colour: Assorted Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 4m x 4m
Platanoides. Upon maturity this slow growing fastigiate shaped tree will make a very strong vertical accent in the landscape. The new spring foliage emerges pinkish red, turns fresh green for summer then tones of yellow arrive prior to leaf fall. Prefers
Give it room to grow and will reward you well. Prefers the sun and deep acid soil but reasonably tolerant and very hardy.
Colour: Red Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 10m x 4m
To make the most of this lovely Maple plant where the light will show through the deeply dissected burgundy foliage. Stunning. But wait there's more when the leaves turn a deep red in autumn. Happiest in a sheltered position out of the afternoon sun. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.
Colour: Assorted Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 4m x 3m
Maple rubrum. An outstanding deciduous tree that is worthy of a special planting position where the spectacular autumn colour can really be enjoyed. The large glossy green leaves turn fiery orange and red from early autumn. Pyramidal shape when young and eventually forms a large round headed tree. Wow!
Colour: Pink / Red Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 10m x 5m