Japanese Maple

  • Acer palmatum in summer

    Acer palmatum in summer

  • Acer palmatum Autumn foliage

    Acer palmatum Autumn foliage

  • semi mature Acer palmatum to scale on the Barcham Trees nursery

    20-25cm girth Acer palmatum

  • Acer palmatum as a small multi stem at Barcham Trees

    Acer palmatum as a small multi-stem in summer foliage

  • Acer palmatum multi-stemmed with autumn foliage

    Acer palmatum multi-stemmed with autumn foliage

Acer palmatum

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Acer palmatum in summer

Acer palmatum in summer

Acer palmatum

The Japanese maple was introduced to Britain in the 1820s.  Considered a native of both China and Korea, this magnificent tree can outstrip size expectation if left alone in an area large enough to accommodate.

A delightful, small tree for a sheltered position such as a courtyard or an urban garden.

It has a rounded habit and its deeply lobed leaves turn shades of yellow, red and orange in autumn. It does best in rich, moist, but free draining, loamy soils.

It is remarkably self reliant post establishment for seemingly such a dainty tree.

We stock these as both single stem and multi-stems.

Mature heights and crown spread can vary depending on environmental conditions

Mature height: 5-10m

Mature spread: 4-8m