Stunning features throughout the year. Bare winter branches glow orange-red. Pink, new stems with variegated green leaves in spring. Orange-red leaves in autumn. Keep moist and avoid strong winds. Striped bark like Acer capillipes, Acer davidii, and Acer gracefield. Acer caudatifolium ‘Summer Surprise’ is a deciduous tree that grows at a moderate rate to reach 5m (H) x 4m (W) in 10 years.