Acer pseudoplatanus 'Prinz Handjéry'
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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Ultimate height4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height20–50 years
Ultimate spread4–8 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
|Pink Yellow Green
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing
- Native to the UK
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
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How to grow
Grow in a moist but well-drained soil. See tree cultivation for further advice
Propagate by grafting
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Low Maintenance
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