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Newly planted 2006

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Tips on growing Japanese Maples from seed

Tips on planting Japanese Maples

Acer palmatum


Zone 6

(Europe 7)

Unusual leaves forming a tube shape as it ages

This gives a pleasing and unusual effect to the whole tree

The colour is a rich deep purple/red

Autumn colour of crimson completes a colourful year

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.