acer trees - A Selection
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Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum' also known as golden Shirasawa maple is one of the best yellow-leaved Japanese maples. This bushy deciduous shrub is slow growing and has green leaves that are bright yellow in the summer. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Will grow to 4-8 Metres. Supplied as a 20-25cm plant in a 3-4 litre pot.Acers are 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 they're
Field Maple is a lovely native species with soft green leaves with red tinges all summer and stunning yellow autumn colour. Field Maple is one of the species in our mixed native hedging packs - if you're choosing your own species for a mixed native pack we suggest you include it primarily for its autumn colour - but it's also very good as a single species hedge, particularly for areas of the garden that would benefit from a splash of autumn colour. Grows 40-60cm per year. Supplied as 60-90cm
A compact Acer ideal for a container as a highlight on a patio or courtyard , or as a focal point by a water feature. This slow growing hardy shrub forms a mound of very finely cut feathery green leaves which turn a spectacular gold in the autumn. Height: 2m (6?). Spread: 3m (9?).
Position: full sun (but not south-facing); Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained neutral to acid soil; Rate of growth: slow-growing; Flowering period: April to May; Hardiness: fully hardy Buy any Acer for only £11.99 or buy Johns Acer collection for £23.98 (Thats all 3 varieties for the price of only 2) a saving of £11.99 not only that we will give you a packet 150gr pack of rootgrow worth £4.99 Free (Total saving £16.98) Rootgrow is licensed by the Royal Horticultural Society who found it
Acer palmatum Beni Shichi Henge is Japanese for 'red and changing' - an ideal description for this stunning Acer. It will attract immediate attention where ever it is planted but is still rather rare despite the fact that it was introduced in the 1960's. Few trees have both the spring foliage display and the impressive autumn display of this superb little maple. 'Beni Schichihenge's' new leaves uncurl from crimson stems that keep their colour through summer to autumn. The foliage has
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 The beautiful, deciduous foliage of this small, round-headed tree is attractively lobed and turns from its usual mid green in autumn to take on shades on yellow, orange and red before it falls. In late spring tiny purple-red flowers are borne in small pendulous clusters and these are followed in late summer by charming red winged
A fabulous Acer variety with green and pink leaves 'Beni-Shichi-Henge' will happily grow in a large container and prove to be a dramatic centre-piece to your garden displays.
Acer palmatum 'Bi hoo? is perfect for adding an extra dimension of interest and colour to your garden. The amazing acer will have leaves that appear in spring with a salmon pink flush to them, as the seasons progress they will turn shades of yellow and orange before falling to the ground in autumn to reveal brightly coloured yellow/orange stems!
Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained; Rate of growth: slow-growing; Flowering period: April to May; Hardiness: fully hardy A lovely, slow-growing, medium-sized tree, this maple is grown not only for its decorative bark, but also for its autumn foliage colour. The bark is the colour of cinnamon, and peels away naturally in thin layers, hence this tree’s common name, paper bark. The leaves are deeply cut and maple-like, and turn brilliant shades of orange and
A new variety with deeply cut, thin leaves which point downwards resembling a starfish shape. During the summer the glorious foliage is a deep purple, red colour making the plant look stunning in a container or in the middle/back of a border. Also great as a focal point in a garden or Japanes inspirted garden. Height 1.5-2m; spread 1-1.5m. Supplied in a 3 litre pot. (Please note: The decorative pot featured is not included with the plant.)
Acer Autumn Coloured Hybrids Mixed is a mixture of beautiful forms embracing all year brilliance. Ideal for a cool shady spot, patio tubs etc
This standard form of Japanese Maple has a clear straight stem with a crown of feathery purple-red leaves that turn bright scarlet in autumn looking as if they have been shredded before they drop. It will form a magnificent umbrella shaped specimen a pretty little tree with a rounded compact habit that makes it the perfect focal point in a small garden particularly when planted in a container. Supplied as a standard tree with a clear stem and head of branches.
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
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 garden. Although the tree tolerates some lime the best autumn colour is achieved on fertile, moisture- retentive,
Acers are slow-growing trees but they will provide years of colour and interest whether grown as a Bonsai or as a full-sized tree.
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