Acer Rubrum (Canadian Maple) 'Scanlon'
|Species||:||Acer Rubrum Scanlon|
|Common Name(s)||:||Canadian Maple,Maple,Scanlon|
|Seasons of Interest||:||Autumn Interest|
|Tree Features||:||Autumn Colour,Low Fruit Fall,Large Leaves|
|Mature Size||:||Medium to Large (15-20m)|
|Soil Type||:||Acidic Soil|
|Tree Type||:||Deciduous Broad Leaf|
|Tree uses||:||Avenue Trees,Parkland Trees|
Introduced in 1948 from the USA, this broadly columnar, medium sized tree has golden leaves speckled with crimson in the autumn months.
It has good apical dominance, retaining its leader though to maturity.
As a cautionary note, the presence of manganese in the soil is vital for Acer rubrum types to perform.
Mature height: 15-20m