Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' at Waterloo Gardens

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' 0

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum'
late July 2015

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' 1

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum'
early November 2015

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' 2

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum'
mid April 2016

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' 3

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum'
late April 2016

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' 4

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum'
mid May 2016

Grid reference ST 19866 77892
Common name Sycamore 'Brilliantissimum'
Origin Garden origin
Deciduous Yes
Status Glamorgan Champion 2013
Height 9M July 2015
Girth 109cm July 2015
Reference 242

This tree is located on the Waterloo Road boundary, close to the north west entrance.

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' bark

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' bark
April 2016

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' foliage

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' foliage
mid April 2016

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' leaf

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' leaves
mid May 2016

General tree description

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum'is a small tree with a dense, rounded crown, and can ultimately reach 15 metres in height. It is noted for its spring foliage, with bright pink leaves and greenish yellow flowers. The leaves are small and sharp-lobed. They fade to yellow-green and finally dark green mottled with cream by late summer. Winged red fruits are produced in autumn.