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A less vigorous tree than ‘Schwedleri’. Leaves reddish when young (red on the extension growths), later green but changing to dark red as autumn approaches; found on his estate by the German landowner Reitenbach and put into commerce by Van Houtte before 1874. According to Elwes it comes ‘fairly true’ from seed but the name should be used only for descendants of the original tree by vegetative propagation. The maple once grown on the Continent as A. platanoides rubrum is not the same as ‘Reitenbachii.’


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