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Acer pal Kinshi
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Acer palmatum 'Kinshi'

Japanese Maple

Description: Acer palmatum 'Kinshi' is a slow-growing, small sized strap-leaved cultivar. The most delicate form with finely narrowed, filigree leaves which are dark green turning into enhanced bronze colours during the autumn. A gentle weeping growing habit, forms a tidy, compact shape. The name ‘Kinshi’ translates to ‘Harp String’. Perfect for small gardens or planting in a large container.

History: Raised in Japan before 1984. 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

Text Green 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