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Redsnake Bark Maple (Acer Capillipies)

Acer capillipes – autumnAcer capillipes leavesAcer capillipes bark

A beautiful ornamental maple tree with striking olive-green and brown-grey bark striped with white snake-like lines on the trunk which can grow up to 70 cm in diametre. The redsnake bark maple will grow up to 8-12 m in height with an upright branch structure and crown spreading 4-8 m wide.


The large, green, 3 lobed leaves measure 10-15 cm long and 6-12 cm wide. Leaves change colour in autumn to yellow, orange and red creating an attractive display for your garden. Small greenish-yellow and white flowers bloom in spring.


Position in full sun to part shade in moist, well-drained soil. This is a hardy plant which enjoys protection from winter winds.


The redsnake bark maple is a low maintenance tree that will add colour and interest to gardens and parks.