|Grid reference||ST 17526 77313|
|Common name||Tartar Maple|
|Origin||SE Europe and SW Asia|
|Height||11M April 2016|
|Girth||147cm @ 1M January 2016|
This tree is approximately in the centre of the Maple Lawn.
General tree description
Acer tataricum is a small, spreading tree, up to 8 metres tall, with grey-brown bark. It has bright green leaves, usually oval, unlobed but toothed, 8cm long. The flowers are greenish-white appearing in erect panicles in May and June among the spring leaves. The leaves fall early without developing good autumn colour. The fruit is a paired samara that ripens deep red in early autumn.