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Acer palmatum - 9cm Plant



Catalogue Code: 5140-5341

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Regular price £9.99
Acer palmatum is a graceful deciduous tree with autumn foliage in shades of orange, red or yellow. Plant in sheltered spot to protect from cold winds. Will tolerate some sun but prefers light shade.

Key Features

  • Perfect for pots and containers
  • Loved by pollinators
  • Hardy perennial
  • Prefers full sun
  • Prefers part shade

Pack Contents: 1 x 9cm Potted Plant

Size: 6m x 5m

Height: 6m


  • Deciduous small tree
  • Orange, red or yellow leaves in autumn
  • Choose a site in light shade for good autumn colour.
  • Protect from cold winds
  • Grow in containers or borders

Acer palmatum or Japanese maple is a graceful deciduous tree whose delicate, mid-green leaves become orange, red or yellow in autumn. It adds a touch of Japanese elegance to the garden when grown as a specimen in the border or in a container on the patio. .

It is easy to grow in reasonable soil so long as there is adequate moisture to the roots. To restrict size, plant Acer palmatum in a container using loam-based compost. Position it in a sheltered spot to protect the delicate leaves from cold winds, choosing a site with light shade for good autumn foliage colour . The silhouette of Acer palmatum underplanted with early bulbs such as snowdrops or scillas creates a charming feature in the garden in early spring,

How you will receive your plants:

Selected by our team of experts and sent from our nursery, you will receive your plant in a 9cm pot, ready to plant out.

Can’t plant straight away?

Place in a sheltered spot and water regularly to keep the compost moist.

Dig a hole approximately twice as deep and 3 times as wide as the plant’s rootball. If your soil is heavy mix in a soil improver before backfilling. Firm the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.

Water shrubs regularly in the first year after planting and in dry periods

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