Curators' Choice - Plant Of The Month

Botanic Name: Acer palmatum Hybrids

Common Name: Red Maple

Description: Acer rubrum, the red maple, also known as swamp, water or soft maple, is one of the most common and widespread deciduous trees of eastern and central North America.

Location in the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden: Residence Garden and Explorers Walk,

Grow To: 5-10m.

When To Plant: Anytime.

Where To Plant: Sunny position. Keep moist through the warmer months.

Level of Care: Low.

Important Notes: Rich organic matter mixed in with soil during late Winter to promote good flush of Spring growth.

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