Acer negundo – Pink Flamingo
*height & width at maturity
FORM: An open, rounded growth habit with outer branches being slightly pendulous
FOLIAGE: The variegated leaves are bright green with a wide cream border. Autumn foliage is a golden yellow.
FLOWERS and FRUIT:
DESCRIPTION: A small to medium size tree growing to a height of 5 metres. An open, rounded growth habit, with outer branches being slightly pendulous. The main feature is the striking pink tips on the new spring growth. The variegated leaves are bright green with a wide cream border. The leaves droop to enhance the pendulous effect. Roots can be invasive.
TOLERANCES: Suitable to most climates. Tolerant to coastal areas and wind.
TREE CARE: Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.