Oval shape, wider in its middle part up to beginning or branches, green foliage in season, turning apricot orange to bright red in fall. Not extremely air pollution tolerant and very susceptible to de-icing salts. Use isolated in large areas.
'Hot Wings' Tatarian Maple has dark green foliage throughout the season. The lobed leaves turn an outstanding scarlet in the fall. It features abundant showy cherry red samaras in late summer. Handsome small specimen tree, used in limited areas.
A nice alternative to Japanese maples in harsh Zone 4 conditions. Large, deeply-cut green leaves similar to a Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'. Striking blend of orange and red fall foliage. Displays all the artistry of a Japanese maple with much greater cold-tolerance.
This cultivar combines the hardiness and durability of the Korean maple with the beauty of the Japanese maple. The leaves emerge red in spring, changing by midsummer to light green followed by a dramatic orange-scarlet in fall. An excellent substitute for the Japanese maple in colder climates.
Wide, oval shape tree. Compound palmate green leaves, turning yellow in fall. Upright clusters of double flowers (20cm long), white with a showy red centre. Fruitless. Rather slow growing. Choose a sheltered area to plant this tree. Good selection for its absence of fruits.
With its thick, pyramidal shape and finely ciseled leaves, this tree has a gracious aspect. Growth habit can be slightly weeping. Catkin yellowish flowers early in spring, followed by brown fruits, hanging all winter long at the tip of the branches. Hardy tree that can survive poor, humid areas. Ideal choice to stabilize river banks. Smaller and slowergrowing than the species, it can be handy for small gardens.
Stunning, rare form of the European Black Alder with dark green leaves exhibiting a bold, irregular, light green almost yellow margin. This brilliant color is maintained well into summer then turns golden yellow in fall. Reddish-brown catkins are followed by attractive small, persistent winged nutlets. Cherry-like bark extends seasonal interest. A broad, pyramidal tree especially useful for moist, sunny locations.
Small tree or big shrub with a narrow shape. Young leaves are silvery gray, they turn dark green in summer then orangy red in fall. Spectacular white flowers in early spring before the leaves are out. In summer, appear edible purple berries that are a treat to many birds. It doesn't tolerate pollution. Used mainly isolated and also in small landscaped areas.
Naturally a large shrub. When trained as a single stemmed tree, it forms a tree with erect branches and a narrow shape. In summer time the leaves are dark green and in fall they become orange-yellow. Early in spring before the leaves come out its white flowering is spectacular but doesn't last long. Berries are a treat to many birds and they are also edible.