Acer Crimson Sentry
A gorgeous display of dark red purple foliage, which turns shades of red, brown and orange before falling in autumn. The beautiful red tinged yellow flowers create clusters of colour in spring. This tree has a vigorous habit and is pollution tolerant. It will provide shelter to birds and other wildlife once mature.
Month Available: October
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Red
Suitable For Wildlife: Birds
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Partial shade
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
Main Attribute: Spring Foliage, Autumn Colour.
Height / Spread: 12m x 5m (40ft x 17ft)
Always plant your tree with a stake. The stake must be knocked into the ground on the windward side of the tree and secured to the tree.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids
Plant Care: Prune lightly to restrict growth /remove unwanted branches, heavy prune in late autumn.
Care and Time: Medium - autumn
Benefits: Trees make you feel good and attract wildlife and birds to the garden . One mature tree produces enough oxygen for forty people . Trees sponge up carbon dioxide and air pollutants. Twenty trees offset the pollution of one car driven sixty miles. Trees provide privacy and reduce noise. A well chosen and postitioned tree can increase the value of your property
History: The common name for Acer is Maple.