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Acer japonicum ‘Aconitifolium’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Gorgeous maple with superb autumn colour, called 'Maiku-jaku'('Dancing Peacock') in its native Japan. Has fern-like, very deep cut, bright green leaves which turn superb shades of orange and red in autumn. Clusters of small, coral-red flowers popular with insects can also be seen in spring on mature plants.

Lovely maple good in partial shade and ideal for vivid autumn colour in a garden border.
Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Acer japonicum ‘Aconitifolium’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer japonicum ‘Aconitifolium’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer japonicum ‘Aconitifolium’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Plant Finder: about Acer japonicum ‘Aconitifolium’

Common names

Fernleaf Fullmoon maple


Acer japonicum ‘Aconitifolium’ (Fernleaf Fullmoon maple). This cultivar has medium green deeply incised leaves, resembling the genus Aconitum that will turn shades of crimson, orange, yellow and dark purple in the autumn.


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

Interest and use

Grown for foliage interest.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Acer japonicum ‘Aconitifolium’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Loamy
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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