×
To buy, sell or swap plants and use our full service please log in or sign up – GreenPlantSwap is completely free!
Record your plants before you lose the plant labels! Just tick the ‘Garden’ box (below) on each plant. Learn more

Acer palmatum ‘Boskoop Glory’

Japanese maple

Garden

Wishlist

  • Acer palmatum ‘Boskoop Glory’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJune
  • Height3m to 7.6m
  • Spread7.6m
  • Speed of GrowthSlow
  • Growth HabitUpright irregular
  • Flower ColourRed
  • Leaf ColourBurgundy, bright red

Description

Acer palmatum ‘Boskoop Glory’ (Japanese maple). This upright medium sized tree with dense branches has palmate leaves which emerge pink-red in the spring, burgundy in the summer and bright crimson-red in the autumn. The leaves are deeply divided, and only very slightly serrate. The bark is grey.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree

Other common names

Maple

Origin

Oregon, USA

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage interest.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


  • Acer palmatum ‘Boskoop Glory’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Loamy
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

Species are propagated by seed, or by grafting or simple layering in late winter or early spring, or by budding in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaf eating caterpillars or aphids sometimes infest plants. Also prone to scale insects, tar spot, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch and honey fungus.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Other Acer posts

To view Acer plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

Join thousands of gardeners
across the UK who use our free service

Click the photos to see their Grower pages

Production v4.19.0 (157615c)