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Dan Crowley (2020)
Crowley, D. (2020), 'Acer 'Candy Stripe'' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.
This taxon is sometimes attributed to Acer × conspicuum, though more likely a cross between A. capillipes and A. pensylvanicum. A small tree to 4 m. Bark strongly striated bark turning from red to purplish-brown with age. Branchlets reddish-purple (Junker’s Nursery 2017; Edwards & Marshall 2019). Distributed in cultivation only.
RHS Hardiness Rating H5
Conservation status Not evaluated (NE)
Smaller growing than many other snakebark maples, ‘Candy Stripe’ is unsurprisingly most notable for its bark, which is strongly striated. It has a tidy, upright habit (Junker’s Nursery 2017).