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Acer campbellii

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An eye-catching maple, Acer campbellii looks similar to the Japanese maple with large, palmate, dark green leaves which turn vivid orange or red in autumn. Established plants can have very distinctive leaves, sometimes up to 15-20cm in diameter.

It is is hardy but generally grows best in warm gardens, with sun or light shade and where sheltered from strong winds.
Supplied Size: 3L containers (60 - 80 cm tall)

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Acer campbellii | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Sheltered in full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Although larger in its native habitat, Acer campbellii typically grows to be a large shrub or elegant very small, spreading tree in the UK.
Height: up to 6 m (20 ft) / [up to 3 m (10 ft) after 10 years]
Spread: 6 m (20 ft) / [up to 3 m (10 ft) after 10 years]

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Common names

Campbell's Maple


Acer campbellii (Campbell's Maple). A maple with large palmate leaves, grown as a small tree or spreading shrub in the UK.


Acers are fully to frost hardy and will require sun or semi-shade in fertile, well-drained soil.

Interest and use

Autumn colour, large distinctively shaped leaves.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Acer campbellii | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

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