Acer crataegifolium 'Veitchii'
Common name: 
Veitch Hawthorn Maple
A-ser kra-tieg-i-FO-lee-um
Sapindaceae, Aceraceae
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
  • Broadleaf deciduous shrub, after many years 10-13 ft (3-4 m) tall; branches almost horizontal, in the sun young branches are bright orange-red.  Leaves opposite, simple, almost unlobed, pink variegated, but some specimens have white variegation; purple and crimson-pink in fall.
  • Part shade, moist soil.  Has a tendency to revert to nonvariegated foliage, such branches must be removed to maintain the variegated appearance.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone (5)6     From Veitch nursery in England, introduced in 1881.   Variegated cultivars similar to ‘Veitchii’ are ‘Hillieri’ and ‘Meuri-kaede-nofuiri’ (Jacobson, 1996).
  • Federal Way, Washington: Rhododendron Species Garden.
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  • emerging leaves

    emerging leaves

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    plant habit

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    leaves and flower cluster

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    leaves and fruit cluster

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    trunk, bark