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Acer palmatum ‘Seiryu’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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The name 'Seiryu' in Japanese, translates roughly to Green Dragon and it is known for its graceful, upright habit, deeply cut leaves and excellent autumn colour.

The rich green leaves emerge tinged red in spring and turn shades of dark orange, plum purple, orange or red in autumn. This is a classic maple, ideal for a mixed border or for planting as a standalone shrub.

Supplied Size: 5L containers (60 - 80 cm tall)

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Acer palmatum ‘Seiryu’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer palmatum ‘Seiryu’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer palmatum ‘Seiryu’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
5 litres

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Grower Notes

Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Seiryu' is has similar leaves to Acer palmatum var dissectum 'Viridis' but will grow to be a taller, more upright shrub.

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Common names

Japanese maple 'Seiryu', Acer palmatum 'Seiryû'


Acer palmatum ‘Seiryu’ (Japanese maple 'Seiryu'). This is a shrub with a broad columnar habit and deeply incised light green leaves which turn orange, yellow and red in the autumn. Small red flowers appear in the spring.


Grow in part shade for the best leaf colour, Do not allow to dry out and plant in a sheltered position.

Interest and use

Grown for its habit and foliage interest.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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

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