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Acer pseudoplatanus 'Prinz Handjéry'
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sycamore 'Prinz Handjéry'

Prinz Handjéry' is a small, round-headed, slow-growing tree to 8m tall. The young leaves emerge a bright pink before turning yellow-green and then green; the undersides of the leaves are tinged purple in summer. Long clusters of yellow flowers, borne in late spring and summer, are followed by winged fruits

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Size
Ultimate height
4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height
20–50 years
Ultimate spread
4–8 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Yellow Pink Yellow Green
Summer Yellow Green Purple
Autumn
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H7
Botanical details
Family
Sapindaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Bushy
Genus

Acer can be deciduous trees or large shrubs with paired, often palmately-lobed leaves and small flowers followed by characteristic winged fruits. Many have fine autumn colour, and some have ornamental stems

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in a moist but well-drained soil. See tree cultivation for further advice

Propagation

Propagate by grafting

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Architectural
  • Low Maintenance
Pruning

Pruning group 1

Pests

May be susceptible to gall mites, aphids, caterpillars and scale insects, including horse chestnut scale

Diseases

May be susceptible to tar spot, verticillium wilt and honey fungus

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