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Acer pal Garnet
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Acer palmatum 'Garnet'

Japanese Maple

Description: Acer palmatum 'Garnet', also known as 'Dissectum Garnet' is an outstanding variety with stunning features of colour and vigour. A strong growing maple which develops finely dissected, purple leaves that resemble the colour of a garnet stone. It holds it's colour well before turning shades of rich-red creating a striking display in the autumn. Ideal for small gardens or planting in a large container.

History: Raised in the Netherlands in 1950. Received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.

Acer Growing Tips: Very easy to grow in a wide range of well-drained soils. They thrive in sun but with partial shade to protect the leaves from scorch. A sheltered area away from strong winds is preferred.

Height and Spread (after 10 years) : 4m x 3m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Purple Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Interesting foliage Interesting foliage
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Needs sheltered site Needs sheltered site
Shade tolerant Shade tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio