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Acer pal Beni-Schichihenge
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Acer palmatum 'Beni-schichihenge'

Japanese Maple

Description: Acer palmatum 'Beni-schichihenge' is a striking and rare form of Japanese Maple with outstanding coloration in the variegated leaves. The leaves are bluish-green with strong pinkish white lobe margins blushed with a distinct orange. Glowing tones of orange and gold appear in the autumn creating a stunning display of colours for all year round interest. Similar to 'Kagiri nishiki' and 'Butterfly'. The name 'Beni-shichihenge' means 'Red and Changeful'. Perfect for small gardens or planting in a large container.

History: Introduced in 1967.

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 Pink 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
Shade tolerant Shade tolerant
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio