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
Acer japonicum Aconitifolium
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...
£26.95
Acer palmatum 'Aureum'
Acer palmatum 'Aureum'
Leaves suffused soft yellow, becoming golden yellow in the summer, with pinky edging. Colours best in full sun. A fast growing variety with an expected height in 10 years of 150cm.
£23.95

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.
£23.95
Acer palmatum 'Burgundy Lace'  AGM
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Acer palmatum 'Burgundy Lace' AGM
The leaves are deeply divided burgundy red, turning bronzy green through the season. Attractive feathery foliage with deeply divided lobes which are serrated along the entire length of the leaf. Lovely scarlet foliage tones in autumn. Expected height is 150cm in 10 years. Prefers partial shade.
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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.
£23.95
Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream'  AGM
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Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream' AGM
Large slender upright shrub with bright orange yellow foliage in the spring. Similar to Katsura, but with intense long lasting spring colour. Autumn colour of bright yellow gold. Expected height is 200cm in 10 years.
£23.95

Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki'  AGM
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Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki' AGM
Red-tipped large leaves. Intense scarlet-orange autumn colour, which lasts for 2-3 weeks in a good season. Considered one of the best Japanese maples for autumn display. Expected height is 200cm in 10 years.
£23.95
Acer palmatum 'Red Pygmy'  AGM
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Acer palmatum 'Red Pygmy' AGM
Spidery, red maroon foliage gives a delicate lacy appearance. Vigorous new growth can produce palmate foliage, which should be left unpruned, as the typical and sought-after linear foliage will be produced next season. A compact grower with rich bronzy yellow autumn colour. Expected height is 150cm in 10 years.
£23.95

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.
£23.95
Acer 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.
£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.
£23.95
Acer palmatum dissectum 'Inaba-shidare'  AGM
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Acer palmatum dissectum 'Inaba-shidare' AGM
Dissected red foliage with a weeping habit. Colour lasts well during the summer. This small tree has an open,light and airy appearance. Brilliant crimson autumn colour. Expected height is 150cm in 10 years.
£23.95

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.
£23.95
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.
£23.95

Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'  AGM
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Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum' AGM
Full Moon Maple' Light yellow spring foliage. Best grown out of afternoon sun to keep the lovely yellow foliage into the summer. Large and attractive rippled fan-shaped foliage. Slow growing, with reddish-yellow autumn colour. Expected height is 120cm in 10 years.
£26.95