Acer rubrum  'PNI 0268' October Glory® Lipstick Tree

Acer rubrum  'PNI 0268' October Glory® Lipstick Tree

Spectacular autumn colours are the most impressive feature of this cultivar. Exceptional autumn colour is achieved in cool to temperate climates of Australia. A uniform growth habit makes this cultivar a superb tree for larger gardens, streets and public parks and gardens.
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  • Genus

    Acer

  • Species

    rubrum

  • Variety Type

    Ornamental

  • Variety

    Acer (Maple)

  • Growth Rate

    Moderate.

  • Foliage

    Lustrous, dark green five-lobed leaves with red petioles and a greyish underside. During early autumn the leaves turn a dark pinkish-red and become an effective background colour to compliment the often superb autumn tones of brilliant red-orange to pinkish lipstick-red. The leaf undersides become greyish-pink adding further interest to the display.

  • Bark

    Thin, dark grey and roughly textured. The young twigs are bright red.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Samaras, in pairs, often with red-tinged wings.

  • Tree Habit

    Broadly ovate to oval rounded.

  • Tree Size

    12m x 9m

  • Flowers

    Insignificant. Bright red in spring. Female.

  • Height (m)

    12

  • Width (m)

    9