• Deciduous
    Rounded 7- to 11-lobed leaves 7-10cm (3-4in) long, turning red in autumn
  • Red
    Red-purple
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • Tree
    Rounded, bushy tree. Produces tiny flowers in upright corymbs
  • 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
  • Partial shade

ACER shirasawanum 'Aureum'

 
Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Small £30.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Ultimate size in 20-50 years. Syn A. japonicum 'Aureum'. Although very slow growing, will make a beautiful tree.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, mites, scale insects, caterpillars, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Japan, China
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Orbicular
    (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
    Autumn
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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Acers - Care Guide
Planting to avoid allergic reactions and asthma
Shrubs - Care Guide
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
Trees - Care Guide
8m (26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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