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Acer palmatum ‘Roseo Marginatum’

Japanese maple

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJune
  • Height4m to 5m
  • Spread4m
  • Speed of GrowthSlow
  • Growth HabitUpright round
  • Flower ColourRed-purple
  • Leaf ColourBlue, green, white, pink

Description

Acer palmatum ‘Roseo Marginatum’ (Japanese maple). This is a slow-growing, dome-shaped tree with blue-green leaves with deeply cut, often curved lobes, margined with shades of white and pink. In autumn, foliage turns deep scarlet.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Small tree

Other common names

Maple

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Grown for its graceful habit and foliage interest.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

By grafting

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.

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