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Tree of the month - April 2015

Posted: March 30, 2015 at 16:01 pm Author: Dan Crowley

What is tree of the month?

Acer pycnanthum – the Japanese red maple

Japanese red maple

Why is it tree of the month?

A rarity in the wild and less familiar in cultivation than it’s American counterpart Acer rubrum, it is going to flower for the first time here at Westonbirt!!

Where can I see it?

Close to Loop Walk on the north end of Holford Ride.