Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' at Roath Park Pleasure Garden

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' 0

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum'
February 2015

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' 1

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum'
late April 2015

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' 2

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum'
mid May 2015

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' 3

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum'
mid October 2015

Grid reference ST 18662 78686
Common name Golden Cappadocian maple
Origin West Asia
Deciduous Yes
TROBI Remarkable Tree
Height 16M February 2015
Girth 227cm February 2015
Reference 101

This tree is on the lawn at the north end of the garden not far from the bridge and the tennis courts.

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' bark

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' bark
March 2015

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' leaf

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' leaf
mid June 2015

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' leaf2

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' leaves
mid October 2015

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' bud

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' buds
mid April 2016

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' flower

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' flowers
late April 2016

General tree description

Acer cappadocicum 'Aureum' is a medium-sized tree (up to 20 metres tall) with a broad, rounded crown. It has broad, five-lobed leaves, which when young are first bright red, then yellow with orange or red margins. They fade to green in summer, and turn yellow again in autumn. Small yellow flowers appear in early spring.