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Flowering maple 'Red reiter'  


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Red reiter is a popular variety of Flowering maple, which belongs to the Abutilon genus (Abutilon 'Red reiter'). Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Cadmium red. This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. Red reiter is known for its shrub-like growing habit.

As Red reiter Flowering maple is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Red reiter have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Red reiter

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Prune in early spring.1

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Red reiter is thought of as half hardy, so remember to watch your frost dates and ensure you have this plant protected when the temperature dips.

Growing Red reiter from seed

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Red reiter about 63 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Red reiter

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Red reiter is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Red reiter