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Acer palmatum 'Inaba-shidare' (Japanese maple) - 250-280cm, 30lt

Acer palmatum 'Inaba-shidare' (Japanese maple) - 250-280cm, 30lt

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Acer palmatum 'Inaba-shidare' is a vigorous, slow-growing deciduous shrub with a pendulous, weeping habit. Feathery, deeply dissected, lobed, dark purple leaves, become crimson red in autumn. Its inconspicuous, purple-red flowers bloom in April and May and are followed by winged nuts. It can grow in every soil type, except chalk. Thrives best in moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soils. Although it prefers partial shade, it tolerates full sun very well. If planted on dry locations, the foliage colour may be less intense. Easy to care for. It requires very little pruning. Lack of soil moisture or excessive exposure can cause leaf scorch. Acer palmatum 'Inaba-shidare' is perfect as a focal point in a small garden. It looks stunning when planted by the pond because of the waterfall effect of its pendulous habit. It is also easily grown in containers and suitable for roof gardens or patio gardens.
  • Common Name

    Inaba-Shidare’ Japanese Maple

  • Family

    Sapindaceae

  • Type

    deciduous shrub

  • Pot Size

    30

  • Height (cm)

    250-280

  • Native To

    East Asia

  • Flower

    inconspicuous, purple-red

  • Foliage

    feathery, deeply dissected purple leaves, scarlet red in autumn

  • Maturation period

    10-20 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height

3m

Mature Width

3m

Shape / habit

bushy, pendulous, weeping, irregular, spreading

Preferred Location

Orientation

East–facing or South–facing, sheltered

Soil Type

acid and neutral soil, full sun to partial shade

Soil moisture

moist but well-drained

Growing Period

Flower

April-May

Foliage

spring, summer, autumn

Fruit

autumn

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During this time, we have developed a large stock of trees, mature evergreen shrubs, conifers, Japanese maples, cedars and olives. What sets us apart from a generic garden center is solid unwavering focus on trees and some bigger shrubs. You will find thousands of trees, hundreds of varieties and lots of experts who are working on the nursery and more than willing to help you to choose a plant for you.

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