Japanese Maples

Japaneses Maples or Acer Palmatum

Acer Palmatum or Japanese Maples include ever increasing numbers of new and interesting forms. They range from dwarf shrubs up to small trees.  Instantaneously they can transform your garden into a place of tranquillity and Zen.  No garden is complete without the beauty of a Japanese Maple. The colour in the autumn alone is enough to warrant their use, add to that the pleasure of the delicate foliage swaying gently in a summer breeze; you have perfection for 9 months of the year.

 

Where to site your Acers

They can get quite large after several years and require a little room to appreciate them, so toward the back of the border or as a stand-alone feature.  They are also the perfect plant for a pot. If they are in a pot remember to wrap the pot well in Winter or take inside to stop the frost killing the roots. The dissectum varieties are better for smaller shrubs, forming domes of arching, deeply cut leaves. 

How to grow and look after your maples

 They are fairly easy to grow and prefer a little dapple shade and a site out of strong winds.  They are best planted in slightly acidic soil that is well drained. If your soil is not acidic, include some ericaceous compost when backfilling the planting hole.

 Pruning Japanese Maples is better carried out in Autumn/Winter when the sap is falling or the plant is dormant.  If it is necessary to prune at other times of the year then you should use a wound seal treatment on the cut to avoid disease getting in. 

Be careful not to over feed your Acer; use little and often and use organic chicken pellets or specialist acer feed. 

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  1. Acer palmatum Orange Dream 3 Litre
    £21.00
    Acer palmatum Orange Dream has stunning bright green bark with orange and yellow foliage that turns a golden yellow in autumn Learn More
  2. Acer palmatum Going Green 3 Litre Pot
    £21.00
    Acer palmatum Going Green or Japanese Maples beautiful lime green foliage and brilliant shades of reds / oranges in autumn Learn More
  3. Acer palmatum dissectum Garnet 3 Litre Pot
    £21.00
    Acer Garnet has beautiful red, finely cut foliage and in autumn changing to a purplish red. Learn More
  4. Acer palmatum Dissectum 3 Litre Pot
    £21.00
    Tiered pyramid of arching hand like branches of beautiful emerald cut leaves. Fantastic autumn colours from orange to red. Learn More
  5. Acer palmatum Atropurpurea 3 Litre Pot
    £21.00
    Acer palmatum Atropurpureum bear deeply lobed, reddish purple foliage that turns a brilliant red in autumn Learn More
  6. Acer palmatum Dissectum 6.5 Litre Pot
    £43.75
    Tiered pyramid of arching hand like branches of beautiful emerald cut leaves. Fantastic autumn colours from orange to red. Learn More
  7. Acer Palmatum Dissectum Garnet 6.5 Litre Pot
    £43.75
    Acer Palmatum Dissectum Garnet have red leaves cut like fine lace that turning a beautiful purple red in autumn Learn More
  8. Acer Palmatum Dissectum Fire Cracker 4.5 Litre Pot
    £44.35
    Small tree with deep finely cut dark red leaves,silver beneath when young. Weeping Form Learn More
  9. Acer palmatum Osakazuki 4.5 Litre
    £44.35
    Acer palmatum Osakazuki bear large green leaves that turn brilliant orangey red through autumn Learn More
  10. Acer palmatum Bloodgood 4.5 Litre
    £44.35
    Acer palmatum Bloodgood has deep purple lobed foliage that in autumn turns deep reddish purple Learn More
  11. Acer palmatum Orange Dream 4.5 Litre
    £44.35
    Acer palmatum Orange Dream has stunning bright green bark with orange and yellow foliage that turns a golden yellow in autumn Learn More
  12. Acer palmatum Emerald Lace 4.5 Litre Pot
    £44.35
    Acer Palmatum Dissectum Emerald lace- deeply divided lime green foliage which turns gold, yellow and crimson in Autumn Learn More
  13. Acer palmatum Emerald Lace 7.5 Litre Pot
    £48.75
    Acer Palmatum Dissectum Emerald lace- deeply divided lime green foliage which turns gold, yellow and crimson in Autumn Learn More
  14. Acer palmatum Seiryu 4.5 Litre Pot
    £49.00
    Acer palmatum Seiryu bear deeply lobed, green foliage that turns orange and yellows in autumn. Learn More
  15. Acer Palmatum Bloodgood 9 Litre Pot
    £69.30
    Acer palmatum Bloodgood has deep purple lobed foliage that in autumn turns deep reddish purple Learn More
  16. Acer palmatum Summer Gold 20 Litre Pot 125/150cm
    £117.00
    Acer palmatum Summer Gold with light green foliage in spring, golden yellow in summer and yellow in autumn Learn More
  17. Acer palmatum Sumi-Nagashi 20 Litre Pot Column Shape
    £154.80
    Deeply cut purple foliage. Small garden tree that also gives great autumn colour. Specimen sized bush. Learn More
  18. Acer Palmatum Skeeters Broom 20 Litre Pot Column Shape
    £154.80

    Acer Palmatum Skeeters Broom - an compact, upright acer with deeply serrated, red-maroon foliage in spring / summer turning a ruby red in autumn

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  19. Acer palmatum Phoenix 20 Litre Pot Column Shape
    £154.80
    Acer palmatum Phoenix bears bright red young stems, with deeply lobed, green-veined, pink to reddish-pink leaves turning red, orange, and yellow in autumn Learn More
  20. Acer palmatum Atropurpurea 20 Litre Pot Column Shape
    £154.80
    Acer palmatum Atropurpureum bear deeply lobed, reddish purple foliage that turns a brilliant red in autumn Learn More
  21. Acer palmatum Dissectum Viridis Half Standard 25 Litre Pot
    £165.00
    Acer palmatum Dissectum Viridis grows with tiered pyramids of hand like arching branches of beautiful bright green cut leaves. Fantastic autumn colours from orange to red Learn More
  22. Acer palmatum Inaba Shidare Half Standard 35 Litre Pot
    £240.00
    Acer palmatum Inaba Shidare is a slow growing shrub with arching branches that carry deeply divided purple foliage that become crimson in autumn Learn More
  23. Acer Palmatum Skeeters Broom 45 Litre Pot 175/200cm
    £300.00
    Acer Palmatum Skeeters Broom - a compact, upright acer with deeply serrated, red-maroon foliage in spring / summer turning a ruby red in autumn. Learn More
  24. Acer palmatum Inaba Shidare Half Standard 120cm Stem 35 Litre Pot
    £300.00

    Acer palmatum Inaba Shidare is a slow growing shrub with arching branches that carry deeply divided purple foliage that become crimson in autumn

    Stem height 120cm

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