RATA’S Tree of the Week – ACER palmatum – Japanese Maple 🍁


Japanese Maple Tree - Colours of Autumn - ACER palmatum var. - May

This magnificent Japanese Maple tree is a blaze of colour right now. Changing from deep green – gold to a blaze of fiery red as shown in this stunning example above in Arrowtown.

A fantastic smaller to medium sized tree well suited to many garden designs. Prefers shelter from strong winds and also strong sunlight on trunks.

A real autumn colour show piece!

 

ACER palmatum – Japanese Maple

ACER palmatum (foliage) - April
ACER palmatum 80lt - April

ACER palmatum, Japanese Maple, 80lt container at 3.5m+

(to note our Rata is a guide to show scale/size of tree. All heights noted are measured from top of the bag)

… also available in 45lt root pouch at 2.5m

The lovely Acer palmatum also comes in a variety of forms including these lovely weeping variety – Acer Viridis and below the ever popular Acer Bloodgood – Deep Red-Purple Maple

 

ACER palmatum dissectum ‘Viridis’ – Weeping Japanese Maple

ACER palmatum dissectum 'Viridis' - April, Ashburton

Currently available in the following size:

ACER palmatum dissectum ‘Viridis 1m Std, Weeping Japanese Maple Tree, 25lt container at 1.5m

 

ACER palmatum ‘Bloodgood’ – Deep Red Japanese Maple

ACER palmatum 'Bloodgood' - April

Currently available in the following size:

ACER palmatum ‘Bloodgood’ – Deep Red Japanese Maple, 35lt container at 2-2.3m

 

Have you seen our recent AUTUMN colour video?
-this video includes footage of our lovely ACER palmatum trees in the nursery…

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