Young Red-leaved Snake Maple tree | Acer conspicuum 'Red Flamingo'

The Acer conspicuum 'Red Flamingo' is a particularly striking tree. This is due to the distinctive color of its leaves in pink, white, and green.

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Can be planted throughout the year


Leaf Colors and Branches

The leaf is remarkably colorful with its pink-white-green hues. The young branches are quite striking, especially in winter and spring, due to their deep red color. This is how the tree also gets its name 'Red Flamingo.'

 

Autumn Coloring

In autumn, this Acer conspicuum 'Red Flamingo' changes color to the beautiful shades of orange-red, offering a true spectacle of colors. This allows you to enjoy a colorful view in both spring and autumn.

 

Total Height

The variegated snake maple is a small, persistent tree reaching a height of 3-4 meters. Due to its modest height, it is extremely suitable for small gardens.

 

Growth and Location

The Acer Conspicuum Red Flamingo is a slow grower that prefers a moist location. If necessary, pruning can be done while the leaves are still on the tree.

 

How to plant the tree?

  1. Determine the final location of the tree and ensure it is free from cables, debris, old plants, and other obstacles that may hinder the tree's growth.
  2. Dig a planting hole that is twice the width of the root ball. Loosen the soil at the bottom of the planting hole and mix the excavated soil with (organic) garden soil or planting substrate.
  3. Adjust the planting hole to the height where the root ball fits and firmly press the soil.
  4. Fill the planting hole with water and wait for it to settle. Check if the root ball is sufficiently moist.
  5. Place the tree or plant in the planting hole. It is extremely important that the tree is not planted too deep, as this can cause root rot.
  6. Insert a tree stake or bamboo stake firmly into the ground on the side of the tree where the most wind comes from.
  7. Now, place the watering ring or create a mound of soil around the tree so that water can seep into the ground.

 

Why Choose a Young Tree from Amitis

  • Easy to plant yourself due to its compact size and light weight.
  • Convenient home delivery in a sturdy package.
  • Experience the growth and development of your own tree.
  • Easy to maintain.
  • Cultivate the size and growth form you're looking for.
  • Attains mature size within a short time.
  • Plantable year-round as everything is delivered in a pot.
  • No root loss and better chance of successful establishment as everything is pot-grown.
  • Cost-effective.
  • Fresh, healthy plants directly from the grower.

 

Questions?

Interested in learning more about pruning? Be sure to read our tree maintenance page! Of course, feel free to contact us. We're here to help!

Specifications

  • Mature Height

    3-4 Meters
  • Flower color

    -
  • Flowering months

    -
  • Location

    Partial shade
  • Fruits

    Not bearing fruit
  • Evergreen

    Not evergreen
  • Winter hardiness

    Hardy
  • Leaf color in summer

    Green-Pink
  • Leaf color in autumn

    Yellow

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