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Acer shirasawanum - aureum (Golden Leafed Japanese Maple)

Acer shirasawanum - aureum (Golden Leafed Japanese Maple)
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Type Tree, Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous
Form Compact Rounded Tree, Architectural Form
Size Small Tree (1.5 to 3m height)
Colours Golden Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Acer shirasawanum - Cultivation Notes

This Acer will flourish in any fertile well drained soil. Plant in full sun / partial shade - avoiding very cold exposed areas. During winter trim shoots / branches that obscure trunk to reveal attractive bark, as well as all diseased dying and dead wood.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Acer shirasawanum:

  • Attractive autumn colour
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Acer shirasawanum

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils
If you like this plant you may also be interested in these:
plants & trees with autumn colour / foliage
architectural plants
plants for heavy clay soils

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Common Missspellings: Asir, Acear, Aceia, Achea, Azea, Achia, Asire

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