Geographic origin: North America.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 10 m, width up to 6 m.
Type of soil: Moist and damp, does not like chalk.
Hardiness: Hardy to -30°C.
Exposure: Shade to partial shade.
Properties and uses:
The vine maple is worthy of a place in your garden. Its foliage is very original becoming a lovely orange red in the autumn. It has a spreading form that makes it useful as a shade-providing tree. It is often confused with the Japanese maple; however, its leaves are slightly more rounded.
• See the Maples catalogue