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JAPANESE MAPLE, SANGO-KAKU
Acer palmatum Sango-kaku, Acer palmatum Senkaki

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height20ft (6m)Exposed/WindyNo
  Damp ShadeYes
Av. Growth/Year*9-12in (23-30cm)Dry ShadeNo
Wet SitesNo
NativeNoCoastal AreasNo
EvergreenNoChalky SoilNo
 

This plant has been awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit.Award of Garden Merit
Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

JAPANESE MAPLE, SANGO-KAKU (Acer palmatum Sango-kaku) (Acer palmatum Senkaki)
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Japanese Maples (Acer palmatum).Very ornamental, slow growing, small deciduous trees or small to medium size bushes which need a sheltered position protected from cold winds, especially from the east. They make perfect specimens for virtually any garden, are generally pest free, disease resistant and heat and humidity tolerant, and as their beauty increases with age, to plant one or more is a worthwhile lifetime investment.
To prevent leaf scorch to their filigree leaves plant in a position out of the early morning sun. Acers prefer a rich soil which is acidic to neutral, moist but free draining. If planting in a container an ericaceous compost or John Innes No. 3 is best used. Tiny purple-red flowers are produced in spring, these being followed by red winged fruits in late summer.

Slow growing small deciduous tree or large bush which needs a sheltered position protected from cold winds, especially from the east. It should be planted in a position where it will not get the early morning sun on its foliage in early spring. Tiny purple-red flowers are followed in autumn by red winged fruits. Plant in a fertile, moist, but well drained soil.
Another beautiful acer - this one with bright coral-red shoots and deeply-lobed leaves which open orange-yellow, turing to soft yellow in autumn. Height and spread up to 20ft x 15ft (6m x 4.6m).

 Price per plant forAvailability
1+5+
 Pg Grafted 12-18ins
30-40cm
11.4510.75 Limited stock available

Pg = Pot grown.


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