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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.
Acer palmatum 'Manyo-no-sato' is an unusual rare form of Japanese Maple and also a very beautiful one. Manyo-no-sato possesses deep burgundy-purple foliage with each leaf edged in an irregular creamy coloured margin as it first emerges each spring. Dependent on the postitioning of the tree in your garden this margin will be retained in to summer or fade to green either way it creates a unique bi-coloured effect. This Acer will do best in a lightly shade position it required some sun to ensure
This tree is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring. 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
This shrub is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring. Position: partial shade; Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained neutral to acid soil; Rate of growth: slow-growing; Flowering period: April to May; Hardiness: fully hardy Very finely dissected emerald green leaves appear on the arching branches, creating a softly rounded crown, which turns dazzling shades of red and orange in autumn, just before the leaves drop. It makes a wonderful
SPECIAL DEAL - Usually 59.99 today just 29.99 - Save £30! 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 tree is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring. Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: fertile, moisture-retentive, well-drained neutral to acid soil; Rate of growth: average; Flowering period: April to May; Hardiness: fully hardy Deeply lobed, dark green leaves turning brilliant red in autumn and tiny clusters of red spring flowers. This beautiful, round-headed, red maple makes an excellent ornamental feature in a large
Beautiful Red Haired Little Girl' is the translation of Beni komachi which is very fitting of this fantastic Acer tree. Quite Rare and Unusual this hard to come by variety boasts stunning red foliage and a dwarf compact habit therefore it is perfect where you may need a specimen tree but my be concerned other varieties may grow too large over time. Beni Komachi will remaining small and only ever reach a maximum height and spread of two metres at maturity. In Spring the delicate new foliage is
Acer palmatum Suminagashi has the most amazing dark purple foliage each spring being one of the darkest coloured Japanese maples in cultivation. The leaves fade to take on bronze-green tones towards the end of summer and then transition to a brilliant crimson in Autumn. Suminagashi is a spectacular small tree for any garden reaching a height of just two and a half metres at maturity with a canopy of around one and a half metres. It i of course easy to keep in smaller with pruning if that's too
This beautiful maple is a favourite for autumn colour. The Royal Horticultural Society also think highly of it and have given it their prestigious Award of Garden Merit. It makes a spreading bushy tree or large shrub with deeply lobed mid-green leaves that turn brilliant scarlet-deep red tones early in the autumn. It also produces masses of small red-purple flowers which are followed by winged seed-heads. Like most maples it enjoys a sunny or partially shaded spot. The soil should be moist but
A compact bush with beautiful dark red lobed leaves. It has lovely red autumn colour. Height 91-100cm. HP - Hardy perennial. Supplied as 30-40cm plant in a 3 litre pot.
Likely to emerge as one of the most popular Acer varieties but it is still very rare. The deep pink and white variegation in Spring is followed by pink white and green foliage until leaf fall. Not only are the leaves attractively coloured but the bark also carries variegation of creamy white and pink. New growth ranges from almost pure white to bright purplish-pink all with irregular patches of green. Twigs on new growth are scarlet red. The Autumn colour is reddish-maroon. Supplied in
This shrub is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring. Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained neutral to acid soil; Rate of growth: slow-growing; Flowering period: April to May; Hardiness: fully hardy An elegant maple that is one of the best for autumn leaf colour. It can be grown as a small, spreading tree or multi-stemmed shrub and is brilliant for adding achitectural interest. Before the leaves
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.
This Extremely Sought after Acer is renowned for its Beautiful Blood Red Spring and Autumn Foliage Colour. As summer progresses the older leaves turn green but the young shoots are tipped with burnished-red young leaves. It is ideal for an oriental style garden and really needs a special position where it can be admired may be a large patio container? Supplied at around 100-150cms tall.