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Acer palmatum 'Starfish'

Japanese Maple

Hardy Tree

  • Unusual new Japanese Maple with starfish-like foliage
Japanese maples are the perfect option for adding dramatic autumn leaf colour to the garden as well as year round shape and structure. Out latest introduction offers real star quality thanks to a unique foliage. A downward curl to each leaf gives the appearance of a fleshy starfish! The red of each leaf intensifies moving towards autumn, before working through a myriad of shades before leaf fall. Slow growing and upright in habit, Acer 'Starfish' is the perfect tree for a small garden and will perform perfectly in a large patio pot, where planting out isn't an option. Thriving in shade as well as dappled sun, this is the perfect option for filing awkward corners of the garden. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 75cm (30")

Ideal For:
patio, low maintenance garden, specimen plant, woodland garden
Flowering Period:
April, May
Position:
sun or semi shade, dappled shade
    • 1 x 3 litre potted acer plant

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Grow Acer palmatum trees in any moist, fertile, well drained soil in sun or dappled shade. It is quite important to give plants shelter from strong winds which can scorch the leaves. Alternatively grow the Japanese Maple in large containers, using a soil based compost such as John Innes No.3.
Water regularly throughout the growing season until acer trees are well established. Protect plants from strong winds. Acers require little pruning other than to maintain their shape. Lightly trim stems if necessary from late autumn to midwinter.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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