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ACER palmatum 'Shindeshojo'

Commonly known as Spring ruby tree

  • Deciduous
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Gets more dense with age. Layered branches. Inconspicuous flowers in spring. 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)
  • Partial shade
    Shelter from cold winds and late frosts

ACER palmatum 'Shindeshojo'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
small £27.50 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Good for containers and bonsai. Maximum size in 10-20 years
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, mites, scale insects, caterpillars, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch, honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    China, Korea, Japan.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
    Suitable for small gardens
  • 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
    Late autumn to midwinter
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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