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Welcome to our plant search tool. This database contains many of the thousands of plants that we carry. There are some notable exceptions. Hundreds of new perennials come out every year and Make It Green has been a leader in making them available to you. Eventually the recent introductions will make it to our plant search tool but every year there will be a lag between our in-store plant selection and this search tool. Unfortunately this search tool can't cover everything that we will carry this year. We also carry over 100 varieties of rare and unusual evergreens and over 100 varieties of hard-to-find shrubs many of which are not in the plant search. Click on the Plant List button for a list of nearly all the woody plants (trees, shrubs and evergreens) that we have ordered or already have in stock for this coming year.



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Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Eskimo Sunset'

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Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus 'Eskimo Sunset') at Make It Green Garden Centre

Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple foliage

Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple foliage

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus 'Eskimo Sunset') at Make It Green Garden Centre

Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple

Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  30 feet

Spread:  25 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  5a

Other Names:  Planetree Maple

Description:

A stunning new introduction with incredible leaf colors; foliage emerges radiant pink, fading to a mottled blend of cream, dark and light green and pink; this smaller tree makes a stunning landscape accent that can be seen for miles

Ornamental Features

Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple has attractive light green-spotted deciduous dark green foliage with hints of rose which emerges pink in spring. The lobed leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding brown in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple is a deciduous tree with a shapely oval form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Shade

Planting & Growing

Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple will grow to be about 30 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 25 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 4 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 80 years or more.

This tree does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH, and is able to handle environmental salt. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent  Shade 
Applications
Foliage Color  Fall Color 
Ornamental Features