Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 12-15 feet
Plant Spread: 6-8 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Leaves emerge as pinkish orange and age through yellow to dark green by late summer
Fruit: Other: red samaras (keys) typical of maple species
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Beautiful colour on the emerging leaves

Hyde Park - A Royal Park (Part 2)Hyde Park - A Royal Park (Part 2)
By NEILMUIR1 on April 19, 2011

Hyde Park crosses into Kensington Gardens which is another Royal Park and a mere 275 acres. It is quiet compared to Hyde Park, yet has a lot of beauty of its own. The Italian Fountains that were commissioned by Queen Victoria are very famous, as well as the Serpentine Gallery. On the south side is Kensington Palace, the London Home of Princess Diana, and Princess Diana's children's playground. But it also has the Peter Pan statue, which is much loved by all. Then I will double back through Hyde Park on the south side of the serpentine, and other places. I hope you will enjoy my long walk with me.

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