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Acer palmatum Kinshi

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acer palmatum Kinshi Japanese Maple,Japanese Maple,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs, Trees Upright

An unusual slow-growing deciduous Maple with an upright habit. Foliage is green, lacy and fine. Leaves are deeply lobed giving the appearance of looking slightly fluffy. Leaves change colour to a beautiful bright yellow-orange in Autumn. Grows to 2m in ten years.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids

Cultural Notes: Prefers moist, well drained soil but will adapt to most. When planting, avoid disturbing the roots and use Seasol or Plantstarter to give them the best head start. Always use a quality potting mix if planting in a container. Feed in Autumn and Spring with a slow release fertiliser. Rarely needs pruning. Avoid over watering.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Aceraceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green, Orange, Yellow
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate