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...
£26.95
Acer palmatum 'Bi-Hoo'
Acer palmatum 'Bi-Hoo'
New leaves have tints of pink as they emerge in spring, then green summer leaves turn gold to red in autumn. Handsome yellow and orange winter stems. Best in sun or light shade. Forms a small tree or large shrub 2-4 m tall in 10 years. With the colourful winter stems, Acer palmatum 'Bi-hoo' is an eye-catching plant all year and grows to be a large shrub or very small tree in time. It is best in...
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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 '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 'Enkan'
Acer palmatum 'Enkan'
An excellent variety with fine, feathered dark red leaves, turning vivid red and orange in autumn. Compact growth habit. Good in containers, sun or light shade. Avoid windy and wet positions. Height 150-175 cm in 10 years. Best in moist rich soils.
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Acer palmatum 'Firecracker'
Acer palmatum 'Firecracker'
Purple to reddish, feathery leaves during the summer, turning to bright orange and red during the autumn. A slow gowing variety which can be grown as a small tree or shrub.
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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.
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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.
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Acer palmatum 'Taylor'
(H5) An attractive new cultivar, with lime green and cream foliage, which emerges in spring with a vivid salmon pink hue. As the leaves mature the pink fades but the variegation remains attractive throughout the summer. In autumn, the leaf colour changes, turning lime green. A compact and slow growing variety.
£44.95
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.
£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 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.
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