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One year with me in 2002

There are further photographs of this plant


Tips on growing Japanese Maples from seed


Tips on planting Japanese Maples

Acer palmatum


Zone 6

(Europe 7)

Spring colour is a bright purple red

This becomes a deep maroon colour into summer, changing to a green-red, brown-red in late summer

Autumn colour is crimson

Suminagashi matures as a small tree at about 4 meters

These pictures show the different colours of this plant at varying times of the year

REMEMBER that all Japanese Maples prefer a slightly acid well drained soil with a constant moisture content.