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Tree Acer palmatum Japanese Maple

 

 

 

 
Description Acer palmatum can vary in height and size a little because they are grown from seed but in all cases it is a lovely small tree and very popular. They have a five lobed leaf and light green spring foliage usually turning deep orange and crimson in autumn.    
Foliage
Deciduous
   
Form
V-Shaped
   
Mature Size 4 x 4m    
Uses Ideal for small gardens, attractive street trees and can also be grown in containers, ensuring the container is large enough.    
Position & Soil The leaves can be easily spoilt by sun and wind so a part shade or afternoon shade position is ideal. They will thrive in well drained, organic rich soil.    
Features    
Pot sizes
in production
• 30cm/14L (0.9-1.2m)
• 40cm/27L (1.5-2.0m)
• 50cm/52L (2.0-2.5m)
• 100L (2.5-3.5m)
• 200L (3.0-3.5m)
   
Substitutes Acacia implexa
Acer tataricum ginnala 'Flame'
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
Cercis chinensis
Cercis siliquastrum
   
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