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Maple's Garden

japanese maple

Genus: Acer.

Species: Acer palmatum.

Acer can be deciduous trees or large shrubs with paired, often palmately-lobed leaves and small flowers followed by characteristic winged fruits. Many have fine autumn colour, and some have ornamental stems.

'Garnet' is a medium-sized deciduous shrub. Leaves with usually seven deeply dissected lobes, deep brownish-red throughout summer, slightly brighter in autumn. Small purplish flowers are followed by red fruits.

Acid or Neutral soil
Moist but well-drained
Chalk, Clay, Loam or Sand.

East, West or South facing.

Propagate by grafting or softwood cuttings.

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