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Acer platanoides 'Drummondii'

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Acer platanoides 'Drummondii'

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Acer platanoides ‘Drummondii’

Description: Acer platanoides 'Drummondii' is a very popular striking, medium-sized garden tree with globe-headed green variegated leaves and a striking white marginal band. The foliage turns yellowish-orange in the autumn, making it a fantastic seasonal garden tree. In the spring before the leaves emerge, the tree provides attractive yellow flowers. The occasional branch can revert to plain green leaves and should be pruned out. An excellent foil for purple and gold leaved shrubs.

History: Introduced in 1903. Received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1956.

Growing Tips: Very easy to grow in a wide range of well-drained soils. They thrive in sun but with partial shade to protect the leaves from scorch. A sheltered area away from strong winds is preferred.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 6m x 4m

Common name: Maple

 


 

General attributes

Green Foliage

Growth rate: Fast

Standard shape

 

Ornamental attributes

Tree size after 10 years - Medium

Chalk tolerant

Suitable for open space planting

Replacement prune

  • EAN code
    5038838002274
  • Brand
    Frank Matthews - Trees for Life
  • Aspect
    North-facing, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing
  • Flower Colour
    Yellow
  • Flower Form
    Single
  • Flowering Month
    March, April
  • Foliage Colour
    Green, Variegated, Orange, Yellow
  • Foliage Type
    Deciduous
  • Garden Style
    Architectural, City & Courtyard Garden, Cottage & Informal Garden, Japanese Garden
  • Hardiness (RHS rating)
    H6 -20 to -15ºC. Hardy - very cold winter
  • Height
    600cm
  • Moisture
    Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
  • pH
    Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Plant Habit
    Spreading / Branched, Standard
  • Plant Type
    Tree
  • Pot Size
    12L, 12L
  • Season of Interest
    Spring, Summer, Autumn
  • Soil Type
    Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
  • Special Attributes
    Attractive Foliage, Autumn Foliage Colour, Easy to Grow, Low Maintenance
  • Spread cm
    400cm
  • Sunlight
    Full Sun, Partial Shade

This product is only available for local delivery to the postcodes below via our own delivery service. We will contact you to arrange delivery within 7 days of your order being placed.

£10.00  – NE13, NE20, NE3, NE5

£15.00 – NE12, NE15, NE2, NE23, NE4, NE7

£20.00 – NE1, NE21, NE22, NE24, NE28, NE40, NE41 - 42, NE6, NE8 

£25.00 – NE10, NE11, NE16 - 17, NE25 - 26, NE30, NE39, NE43, NE61 – 64, NE9  

£30.00 – NE31 – 38

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