Acer conspicuum 'Silver Cardinal'

  • Family:Aceraceae
  • Genus:Acer
  • Origin:China
  • Zone:z5
  • Light Level:Part sun to shade
  • Size:4 m (13') / 3 m (10')
  • Pot Size:10 gal.
  • Description:A sizzling snake bark maple that develops into a small vase shaped tree with heavily splotched green and white leaves with rich pink overtones in the spring.If that is not enough the stems have shimmering silver and maroon striping that mellows to silver and green and that contrasts with the bright red new stems. This is a borderline specimen that should be wrapped for the winter.Worth the effort!