ACER shirasawanum 'Jordan'

Commonly known as Japanese maple

Slow growing and dwarf form with bright golden foliage in spring which turns red in summer and autumn. Will tolerate full sun
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Height
    2m (6½ft) plus
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • 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

ACER shirasawanum 'Jordan'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£40.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2024
Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Medium £65.00  
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2024
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Possibly a shirasawanum palmatum cross
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, mites, scale insects, caterpillars, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Italy. Fratelli Gilardelli, Gliardelli Nursery
  • 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.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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2m (6½ft) plus
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

Useful extras...

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
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