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Acer palmatum ‘Garnet’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A popular maple ideal for small gardens grown for its deeply divided, rich purple-red leaves and dome-like habit. The garnet-coloured leaves hold colour well in spring/summer and turn pleasing shades of yellow and orange in autumn before falling.

The low rounded habit makes this Acer particularly suitable for growing in a large tub and eye-catching as part of a low border or next to water.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Acer palmatum ‘Garnet’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer palmatum ‘Garnet’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer palmatum ‘Garnet’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£22.95

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Plant Finder: about Acer palmatum ‘Garnet’

Common names

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

Description

Acer palmatum ‘Garnet’ (Japanese maple 'Garnet'). This is a medium sized shrub with deeply dissected lobed leaves, often with seven lobes per leaf. The colour is brown-red through the summer, becoming more crimson in the autumn. Burgundy flowers are produced in the spring, which turn into bright red winged fruit.

Cultivation

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

Interest and use

Grown for its habit and foliage.

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Acer palmatum ‘Garnet’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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