Acer palmatum


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Noun1.Acer palmatum - ornamental shrub or small tree of Japan and Korea with deeply incised leavesAcer palmatum - ornamental shrub or small tree of Japan and Korea with deeply incised leaves; cultivated in many varieties
maple - any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
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Our tree, a variety called Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki', stands at the side of steep steps that lead up to the top terrace by the house and it has turned to brilliant crimson.
While some acers provide colour in spring and summer, if you want them to become a focal point in autumn look no further than acer palmatum Ozakazuki, which turns from green to vivid scarlet.
Most are forms of Acer palmatum and the plants we buy in their enormous variety of leaf form and foliage colour have been grafted on a rootstock of the straight species to make them robust.
The dark wine-red leaves of the Japanese maple, Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood', are a stunning partner for the rich golden foliage of Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame'.
Acer palmatum atropurpureum is one of the best varieties, with its deeply cut red-purple leaves turning bright scarlet in October and November.
Some will reach 15m in height and in a garden setting the best types are the green and purple-leaved forms of Acer palmatum var.
The most common variety is Acer palmatum, although there is also A.
Carol gets to work pruning dead branches from Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Pendulum', above, and leaves of the Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki', inset
Caption to go in here please | Carol gets to work pruning dead branches from Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Pendulum', above, and leaves of the Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki', inset THIS might seem a strange time of year to be pruning but with some shrubs it is only now that dead wood and wayward stems are becoming evident.