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An award winning variety with upright growth habit & fine foliage on new red tinted shoots. The foliage appears very delicate yet like all the Acers it's a tough hardy plant. In Autumn the foliage takes on yellow & red hues. One of the best varieties and outstanding for use as a small specimen tree. The Japanese name translates into ''green dragon'' and also goes under the name of Emerald Lace. Supplied at up to 60cms tall in approx 3 litre container.
A striking japanese maple due to its variegated leaves which are pink, purple and green during spring. In summer its leaves are green with a white border and in autumn it turns pink-red again. Height 101-150cm. HP - Hardy perennial. Supplied as a 30-40cm plant in a 3 litre pot.
Orido Nishiki is an absolutely breath taking Japanese Maple. You'll be seduced by the magnificent foliage for it is one of the very best variegated upright growing Acers available. Each Spring the new growth will emerge with an array of bright colours. Many Japanese maples change colour as the year progress but this tree comes in the spring already displaying a multitude of different shades ranging from pink green red cream and almost pure white. As the season goes on and more new growth
Acer palmatum 'Skeeter's Broom' is a distinguish Japanese Maple with an attractive slender upright habit. The branches are clothed in with small neat leaves these are bright red in spring turning to deep purple-red through summer and finally a bright ruby-red in autumn. Skeeters Broom would make an ideal solitary specimen or would be perfect to use in a mixed border or woodland garden. Planted in a stylish container on a patio or terrace it will also shine out magnificently. It would of course
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.
Fabulous emerald-green leaves make this hardy Japanese Maple an ideal addition to your garden, where its fine leaves form a soft mound of glorious colour - changing to dazzling, fiery shades of red and orange in the autumn. Slow growing and compact with a gentle, spreading habit, 'Emerald Lace' makes a perfect specimen plant in a large pot, where it will happily perform for years, bringing joy to everyone who sees it! Very hardy and easy to grow in sun or light shade, this is a
SPECIAL DEAL - Usually 79.95 today just 49.95 - Save £30! The Acer palmatum dissectum Firecracker is a spectacular plant with finely cut deep purple foliage that turns to red in the Autumn. A mound forming variety it is ideal located near to a water feature where you can benefit from double the effect as it's reflection dances on the waters surface. Supplied in approx 10 litre containers these are beautiful well established Large Specimens at around 60-80cms tall. SPECIAL DEAL -
Visually stunning autumn colour, the green toothed leaves during spring and summer turn to stunning shades of red. This slow growing hardy deciduous tree or shrub is ideal for both a sunny or partially shaded site, the red leaves being more intense in a partially shaded position.
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
Delicate, finely dissected foliage in a rich emerald green, tinged slightly with red make Acer ?Emerald Lace? a fine specimen plant in any border, woodland garden or even planted in a large container as a focal point on a patio.
One of the best and easiest compact growing Acers for smaller gardens, pots and patios, this gorgeous red foliaged small tree offers so much interest througout the year. The 'Dissectum' part of the name refers to the very feathery leaves, which emerge in early spring the most gorgeous burgundy red, and remain in deep colour all summer, turning redder still in autumn. A slow growing, spreading tree with the perfect balanced habit, it is great as a border specimen, or in a
This is the highly popular Orange Dream Japanese Maple in standard form with a clear straight stem and a crown of branches that carry soft golden yellow leaves that are shaded orange as they first emerge. They turn bright gold and scarlet in autumn adding further drama before the winter. It will form a magnificent vase shaped specimen a pretty small upright tree - the perfect focal point in a small garden particularly when planted in a container. Supplied as a standard tree with a clear stem
This japanese maple has finely incised purple-red leaves which are bright red in the autumn. Height 151-200cm. HP - Hardy perennial. Supplied as a 30-40cm plant in a 3 litre pot.
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.
Sowing:When you're ready to sow your seeds place one of the compost discs in a small bowl with about 1cm of tepid water in the bottom. As the disc soaks up the water it will start to expand. Keep adding water little by little taking care not to let the compost become completely waterlogged. There's no need to flip the soaking disc over; it will take
An amazing new form of Japanese Maple that originated in the USA Moonrise is a very tough hardy variety that is differentiated by vibrant spring and summer foliage colour that really sets this maple apart from varieties of the past. In Spring the foliage begins bright red in colour initially then transitions to a fresh yellow-green as it matures in autumn it takes on shades of orange and then red before it falls. Acer Moonrise will reward you by forming a relatively compact rounded shrub or