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Acer pal Seiryu
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Acer palmatum 'Seiryu'

Japanese Maple

Description: Acer palmatum 'Seiryu' is an unusual form of upright, bushy habit. The green lace-leaved maple offers a pleasing contast when planted amongst other varieties. Foliage is bright green, each leaf tipped slightly red in the spring. A spectacular dispay of orange and yellow splashed crimson autumn colours. The name 'Seiryu' means 'Blue Green Dragon'. Makes the perfect feature for any garden, rockery or large patio container.

History: Introduced in 1882. 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 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