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Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple

As low as $53.95
Availability: In stock
SKU
10002271
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Vivid Variegated Leaves

Maple trees just keep getting better! Our growers know what today's modern homeowner is looking for, and this variety really delivers. Look at these stunning leaves! Splashed with pink, orange, green, purple, cream, Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple (Acer pseudoplantanus 'Esk Sunset') features highly variegated foliage that will turn heads every time.

This is a nice small tree that doesn't get too wide. Use this as an incredible specimen shade tree in a protected area. Be sure to leave enough room for a seating area, or hammock underneath it. This is a great tree to give yourself for a natural experience. What a perfect accent tree in a Meditation Garden!

Protect the foliage from afternoon direct sun for the best color. Keep the soil evenly moist, but please know that it won't tolerate soggy soil. If you need to improve your drainage, create a raised berm of mounded soil.

All the work to properly site this special tree will really pay off. In spring, the leaves emerge as a vivid pinky orange, then slowly turn a variegated mix of ivory and green. Each leaf is painted with on the underside with purple, and in fall, the foliage slowly turns purple. This is a spectacular color show!

Bring the outside in by pressing some of these amazing leaves between the pages of a heavy book for several months. Frame them in a mounting with a wide, white mat. Hang your framed series of dried leaves along a hallway, den or mud room as a highly effective grouping and conversation starter.

If you love color and crave something out of the ordinary for your landscape, this tree is perfect for you.

Order this today, we will run out of this highly sought after tree.

  • Special Variety
  • Super Colorful Foliage
  • Great Size

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple  Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Botanical Name Acer pseudoplatanus 'Esk Sunset'
Foliage Deciduous
Mature Height 20 - 25 feet
Mature Spread 12 feet
Soil Type Rich
Moisture Medium Moisture
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Pink, Orange, Green, Purple, Cream
Fall Color Burgundy / Purple