Acers

Acers

We offer a wide collection of Acers, or Japanese Maples, ranging from small shrubs with an umbrella habit to larger garden trees. All have lovely new foliage in the spring and fantastic autumn colour. The dissectum (cut-leaf) cultivars form the classic mushroom shape, but are typically less tolerant to wind. They require a more sheltered position, and may require staking vertically for 4-5 years to form the stem height you require.

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Acer japonicum Aconitifolium AGM
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Acer japonicum Aconitifolium AGM
Full Moon Maple. An elegant maple that is one of the best for autumn colour. It can be grown as a small, spreading tree or multi-stemmed shrub and is brilliant for adding achitectural interest. Before the leaves emerge in spring, it produces small clusters of purple-red flowers, which are quite pretty up close, but don't make much of an impact from a distance. The mid green, deeply cut foliage has...
£28.95
Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'  AGM
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Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' AGM
A strong growing, upright tree, with rich purple, palmate foliage which maintains its colour well all season. Bright red autumn colour. Expected height is 200cm in 10 years.
£26.95

Acer palmatum 'Bonfire'
Acer palmatum 'Bonfire'
The best features of a classical Japanese maple ina a simple and natural manner. It has smaller palmate leaves that are green through the summer. In habit it is naturally free branching, forming an elegant vase-shaped tree that comes alive in autumn with fiery foliage which change with the season through the full spectrum of bonfire colours. Expected height is 150 cm in 10 years. Prefers partial shade
£26.95
Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'
Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'
Cream variegated foliage, which sometimes curls into a sickle shape. In spring the leaves also have pink markings. In autumn the cream areas become a striking magenta colour. Makes a dense, upright large shrub. Expected height is 150cm in 10 years.
£34.95

Acer palmatum 'Chitose-yama'  AGM
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Acer palmatum 'Chitose-yama' AGM
This beautiful slow growing tree is mound forming with a weeping habit. The stunning foliage is graceful on its drooping branches, the colours are more understated than some varieties. At the beginning of the season the deep cut leaves are a dark purple becoming quite bronze in colour during the summer before turning to a rich red colour in the autumn.Expected height is 100 cm in 10 years. Prefers...
£26.95
Acer palmatum 'Kasagi yama'
Acer palmatum 'Kasagi yama'
Striking spring colour is almost fluorescent purple. New foliage appears throughout the season. Autumn colour is a mixture of pink and burgundy. Expected height is 150cm in 10 years.
£26.95

Acer palmatum 'Katsura'  AGM
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Acer palmatum 'Katsura' AGM
New foliage is orange coloured, and this persists on the edges of the leaves until late spring. Summer colour is bright yellow-green, followed by bright yellow and orange autumn tones. A very striking plant. Expected height is 200cm in 10 years.
£26.95
Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki'  AGM
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Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki' AGM
Large seven lobed green leaves in spring and summer, developing into intense fiery scarlet-orange autumn colour, which lasts for 2-3 weeks in a good season. Considered one of the best Japanese maples for autumn display, especially when seen against a darker background. Expected height is 200cm in 10 years.
£26.95

Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' (Senkaki)  AGM
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Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' (Senkaki) AGM
Previously known as Acer Senkaki. Bright green foliage is edged red as it emerges. Striking coral red bark, brightest on the young growth. Autumn colour of golden yellow-apricot. A popular cultivar which is well worth growing. Forms an upright tree with an expected height of 150cm in 10 years.
£26.95
Acer palmatum 'Shin de shojo'  AGMAcer palmatum 'Shin de shojo'  AGM
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Acer palmatum 'Shin de shojo' AGM
Spring foliage is brilliant scarlet red, paling to shrimp pink and slowly turning bronzy green during summer. Autumn foliage is a fiery orange red colour. Vigorous when young, but slows as the plant matures. Expected height is 150cm in 10 years.
£26.95

Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg'  AGM
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Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg' AGM
Deep purple foliage which curls downwards at the edges. Will take full sun without burning. Foliage slowly turns deep reddish green, and then a rich crimson in the autumn. A strong, fast growing small tree with an open habit. Named after the beautiful Trompenburg arboretum in Rotterdam. Expected height is 200cm in 10 years.
£23.95
Acer palmatum dissectum 'Garnet'  AGM
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Acer palmatum dissectum 'Garnet' AGM
Red dissected leaves which hold their colour well through the summer. The best leaf colour occurs in a sunny location. Weeping habit, vigorous when young, which forming a mound shaped plant about 3 metres high at maturity. Red autumn colour.
£26.95

Acer palmatum dissectum 'Seiryu'  AGM
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Acer palmatum dissectum 'Seiryu' AGM
Finely cut, bright green summer foliage. Spectacular autumn colours of yellow, suffused with orange and red. Strong growing when young, forming a neat small tree with an upright habit. Expected height is 150cm in 10 years.
£26.95
Acer palmatum dissectum 'Viridis'
Acer palmatum dissectum 'Viridis'
Bright green foliage holds its colour well all summer, although it can burn in hot sun or wind. Orange and red autumn colours. Forms a dome shaped plant with a strongly cascading habit. Height of 100cm in 10 years.
£26.95

Acer shirasawanum 'Jordan'
Acer shirasawanum 'Jordan'
New leaves appear a lovely pastel orange, turning to bright creamy yellow in summer, with red seeds that push up above the leaves. Provides a good splash of colour in the garden or containers. Hardy, with good sun tolerance. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. Best in well drained acid soil.
£29.95