Acer crataegifolium Veitchii
Veitch Hawthorn Maple A-ser kra-tieg-i-FO-lee-um
- Broadleaf deciduous shrub, after many years 10-13 ft (3-4 m) tall; branches almost horizontal, in the sun
young branches are bright orange-red. Leaves opposite, simple, almost unlobedpink variegated,
but some specimens have white variegation; purple and crimson-pink in fall.
- Part shade, moist soil. Has a tendency to revert to nonvariegated foliage, such branches must
be removed to maintain the variegated appearance.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (5)6 From Veitch nursery in England, introduced in 1881.
Variegated cultivars similar to Veitchii are Hillieri and
Meuri-kaede-nofuiri (Jacobson, 1996).
- Federal Way, Washington: Rhododendron Species Garden.