Acers are a stunning ornamental plant that are deciduous in nature. Their ability to display a variety of colours throughout the year makes them the perfect centre piece plant for any garden. Acers can be planted in pots, containers or garden borders and must be sheltered from windy areas! They also thrive in peat rich soils.
Features of Acer:
Sheltered From Harsh Winds
Max Height: 1m-3m
Max Spread: 1m-3m
'Bloodgood' is a large bushy deciduous shrub with deep red-purple leaves with 5-7 slender-pointed lobes, turning red in autumn. Small purple flowers are followed by red fruits. One of the best purple-leaved Japanese maples
'Orange Dream' is a medium sized bushy deciduous shrub, to 3m, with leaf colour varying at different seasons, yellow in spring, greenish in summer, orange-yellow in autumn. Bark is bright green. Redddish-purple flowers may be followed by red fruits
'Oridono-nishiki' is an upright, dense, variegated shrub or small tree to 6m tall with deeply divided leaves, which are a variable mixture of green, creamy white and pink, or sometimes appear as just one of these colours. In autumn they turn to golden yellow, orange and red
'Yasemin' is an elegant, medium sized tree with deeply cut, dissected leaves with incised edges. Yasemin displays dark red foliage in the spring, changing to shades of bronze and green in the summer. Acer palmatum Yasemin provides wonderful autumn colour as the delicate leaves turn a deep purple-red before falling.