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Acer palmatum

For sale by Grahame Oakey, (Acorn Trees and Shrubs), hmcw, Freeman of WCFM

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Many more rare/choice conifers and broad leaves are available. Please message me for the full stock list.(1,100no. species/cv's) and picture files. Larger and smaller sizes may be available. Prices are ex vat, ex nursery, 30% surcharge ex vat for orders under £250 ex vat. The conifer stock is probably the most diverse retail collection in the UK with over 100no. items that I am sole uk supplier of. Items listed on GPS are offered subject to availability, and subject to more recent updates. E&OE

Plant Size
Total Price
110cm × 25cm
£60.00

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Plant Finder: about Acer palmatum

Common names

Japanese maple, Blood-leaf Japanese maple, Coral-bark maple, Maple

Description

Acer palmatum (Japanese maple). This tree grows in different forms, from a low mound to a broad round-headed tree. In the autumn the leaves will turn a brilliant red, orange or yellow; they are 5 to 10cms long and may have 5 to 10 lobes. This species is resistant to oak-root fungus. Pruning is not really needed because of its natural branching growth pattern. It can be grown as a mound or even planted in a container.

Cultivation

It will prefer warmer climates than most other maples. It will need shade and shelter or the leaves may shrivel.

Interest and use

Ornamental, foliage, specimen with good autumn colour.

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Acer palmatum | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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