02 Cappadocian Maple
Acer cappadocicum ‘Aureum’ County Campion tree. The Maple tree stands 15m high, 9m radius. Originally from the Caucasus, Asia and N India, was introduced into Scotland (Fifeshire) in 1838 and has become naturalised in the UK; established and seeding in the wild since 1977. The leaves are green, palm shaped with 5-7 lobes, are yellow in Spring, then become green before changing to a rich yellow/gold in the autumn. The flowers produced in the spring are yellow/green in colour and grow in small clusters, which are followed by winged seeds in the Autumn.