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Acer Rufinerve (Snake Bark Maple)

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Acer rufinerve (snake bark maple)

Acer Rufinerve (Snake Bark Maple)


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Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained
Rate of growth: slow to average
Flowering period: April to May
Flower colour: greenish-yellow
Other features: green-and-white-striped branches
Hardiness: fully hardy
Attractive green-and-white-striped bark that looks fabulous in winter and red-winged fruit in autumn. This lovely maple is grown for its gorgeously ornamental bark though it does have beautiful autumnal colours. A small tree with an arching habit that is suitable for most gardens.Garden care: Add a top-dressing of a multi-purpose fertiliser around the base of the plant in late spring. No routine pruning is required, just remove any dead, damaged or crossing branches in late autumn or winter when they are fully dormant.

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