ACER palmatum 'Scolopendriifolium'

Commonly known as Japanese maple

Green leaves with 7 long linear segments which are thin and narrow. A very dainty appearance and a soft yellow colouration in autumn. One of the best forms of A.palmatum in the garden at Burncoose
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ACER palmatum 'Scolopendriifolium'

Available again from APRIL 2022 - When fresh stock arrives
Specimen £80.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from APRIL 2022
plant size comparison icon 7.5 to 10 Litre
  • Deciduous
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub
    Winged fruits in autumn
  • Hardy - very cold winter Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold winds and late frosts.
  • Partial shade
    Foliage colour is best in dappled or part shade.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - syn. 'Shinobuga-oka'
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids, mites, scale insects, caterpillars, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin
    China, Korea, Japan.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Palmate see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
4m (13ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)

Buy Varieties of ACER palmatum 'Scolopendriifolium'

ACER palmatum 'Scolopendriifolium' 'Atropurpureum'


Japanese maple

Bronze form of this excellent narrow leaved acer

£80.00 each 
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