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Japanese maple

Genus: Acer.

Species: Acer palmatum.

I have 3 of these all in large pots, 2 are small I only got the last year, the other one is about 5ft high and is about 6 yrs old, They are lovely, I just love the colours of the leaves.
The delicate lobed foliage of the Japanese maple turns red, orange and yellow in autumn. Give it a prominent spot where its ornamental qualities can be admired, with shelter from both late frosts and hot sunshine. The best colour is produced on neutral to acid soil, but it will tolerate some lime. A good, low maintenance, ornamental tree

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