Acer negundo violaceum
*height & width at maturity
FOLIAGE: Coppery green, with deep purple veins, becoming a deeper green with maturity. Purple new growth becoming golden yellow in autumn.
FLOWERS and FRUIT: Long pendulous tassel-like flowers in pink-red tones
GROWTH RATE: Fast
DESCRIPTION: A medium to large deciduous tree, with a vigorous growth rate. Long, pendulous tassel-like flowers in pink-red tones, hang from the bare branches before the new spring growth appears. Spring foliage is a coppery green, with deep purple veins. The leaves turn to deep green as they mature.
LANDSCAPE USES: Interesting feature tree, suitable for larger gardens.
TOLERANCES: Adaptable to a wide range of climates and conditions.
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.