acer trees - A Selection
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Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil; Rate of growth: slow-growing; Flowering period: April to May; Hardiness: fully hardy I suppose the striking shrimp-pink leaves (which mature to yellow-green) are the reason that this maple goes by the name 'Brilliantissimum'. It's highly ornamental, sycamore with a spreading habit, that is both smaller and slower growing than many of the others - and that makes it perfect for more compact gardens; Garden care: Add a
These stunning Acers are guaranteed to make an impact in your garden for years to come! Fully hardy even in the coldest winters they lose their leaves in winter, only to burst with incredible colour in spring. The stunning foliage changes colour throughout the year, producing an amazing array of colours in Autumn. With this incredible collection you get 3 beautiful and highly desirable Acer plants, carefully selected to give a complimentary colour mix. Acers are slow growing, making them
Acer conspicuum 'Red Flamingo' is a very attractive and striking shrub or small tree with foliage variegated in pink green and white. The new stems are bright red with the bark is red with white markings along its length perfect for garden interest and colour even in the depths of winter it will combine well with other small trees and shrubs that have nicely coloured winter bark such as cornus dogwoods and other Acers. It is this coloured fissured bark that give the tree its common name of
A superb ornamental tree with plenty of seasonal interest. Acer capillipes is commonly known as a Snake Bark Maple for its exquisite striated bark, which is green, streaked with silver when young. With maturity the bark ages to grey with the same silvery markings.
Fiery red orange and golden foliage as it first emerges in spring. Acer palmatum 'Katsura' produces deeply-divided palmate foliage that transforms itself from a pale yellow to deep orange as the foliage matures. In midsummer the leaves become a rich shade of green before turning bright orange for a blast of special autumnal colour. A magnificent Japanese Maple that will make an outstanding specimen for a sheltered spot in sun to dappled shade. Supplied in approx 2 litre containers.
Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained; Rate of growth: vigorous; Flowering period: April to May; Hardiness: fully hardy This handsome, round-headed tree is arguably the best variegated Norway maple available. It has generously proportioned foliage, turning dark green as it matures, but maintaining its creamy-white outer edges. In autumn, the foliage turns orange, putting on a pretty dazzling dispaly before it is shed. 'Drummondii' is an excellent specimen tree
This gorgeous Maple is an easy to grow, totally hardy stand-alone tree, a lovely conical shape of green maple leaves, which turn the most stunning fiery orange then intense red in Autumn - a gorgeous Autumn feature tree for speciment growing. Quite fast growing and upright in habit, it can reach 6-8M (30ft), but only spread 4-5M (12-16ft) in 15 years or so, so makes a great feature tree in lawns, boundaries and open areas. Choose your spot carefully with this ultimate size in mind. Called
A wonderful family of deciduous trees and shrubs which put on a show-stopping display with their beautiful foliage, graceful habits and autumn colours. Plus theyre usually quite slow-growing, making them an ideal choice for a container as well as in the garden. Supplied in a 3 litre pot. Little Princess - Compact bush with brilliant fresh green, lobed leaves, coloured yellow and red at the growing tips. Height 70-80cm; spread 90-100cm. Supplied in a 3 litre pot.
SPECIAL DEAL - 79.95 today just 39.95 - Save £40! Usually Acer palmatum Skeeter's Broom is a very distinctive form of the much loved Japanese Maples forming an attractive slender upright specimen tree. Skeeters Broom covers itself with small bright red leaves in spring which deepen to purple-red through the summer. In Autumn these turn a bright ruby-red colour ensuring Skeeters Broom provides great garden value and interest throughout the year. An Acer such as this would make an ideal
This plant produces wonderful, wine red, deeply lobed leaves. Height 101-150cm. HP - Hardy perennial. Suppllied as a 40-50cm plant in a 3 litre pot.
SPECIAL DEAL - Usually 39.99 today just 14.99 - Save £25! Acer Bihou is a fantastic form of Japanese maple that will shine out in the garden all year round. It is perfect in a patio planter or in the garden and would look particularly stunning as a backdrop to a water feature for example. It would also look most handsome as a solitary specimen on it's own where it will grow to stand out over time whatever the weather! The winter bark colour could be compared in brightness to that of the
This gorgeous Japanese maple is a specialy selected purple leaved variety. With each leaf outstandingly shaped and palmatate they are of the deepest Purplish-Red available in acers and turn a deep deep Red in Autumn. Extra bushy plants supplied around 40-60cms tall. Supplied in approx 3 Litre containers.
Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: fertile, moisture-retentive soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: April to May; Hardiness: fully hardy The vertically striped green and white bark is the feature that gives this snake bark maple its common name - but this distinctive bark also makes it a superb specimen that will offer year-round interest. Its leaves are attractive too, but unlike many of the other acers, they are only very shallowly lobed (if at all!). They are a nice fresh