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maple acer palmatum hanama nishikiConsidered one of the true gems of the dwarf Japanese maple group. It has amongst the smallest of leaves. Light green leaves emerge in the spring tinged with orange, eventually morphing to green by summer. Autumn is welcomed with yellow, orange and scarlet reds. This is a slow grower, reaching a maximum height of around 1.5m in 10 years.

Origin: Japan

Acer Palmatum Kagiri Nishiki Growth habitat is upright, reaching 4 metres once matured. Suburb variegated foliage, well suited to a shaded position. Leaves change from pink margins in Autumn, to white margins in Summer.

Country of Origin: Japan

acer maple palmatum okagamiAn outstanding new variety known for its classic elegance. This deciduous small tree with an upright growth habit is famed for purple-red foliage which deepens to a shiny black-red as the leaves mature. Will grow to approx. 4m in height.

Origin: Japan

acer maple palmatum shineshojo One of the most stunning of the spring maple collection, often referred to as 'fire engine red' as the colour is one of the brightest cultivars. Leaves are reddish green in summer. In Autumn a blaze of vibrant red Autumnal tones. A beautiful small deciduous tree of perhaps 4-5 metres, as the plant matures.

Country of Origin: Japan

Acer palmatum shishi gashiraA slow growing maple with unusually glossy leaves that are often curled up.  Drawing attention to itself for its foliage, this variety has deep green leaves that last into autumn and are heavy and firm to touch.  'Shishi Gashira' is also unique in that it can grow to 15 feet tall yet it is considered one of the best bonsai trees in the world. The name 'Shishi Gashira' means "Lion's Head" or "Lion's Mane."

Origin: Japan

acer palmatum aoyagi

Aoyagi means ‘green coral’ and this variety is named for its ‘green coral’. Great for brightening a dark corner of the garden.

Origin: Japan

acer palmatum issai nishiki momiji

A highly ornamental and variegated form with prominent white in the leaves. Foliage also rewards with pink tones on the new spring growth. A garden stand out!

Origin: Japan

acer palmatum baby lace

‘Baby Lace’ is an interesting lace leaf maple that has leaves that are half the size of normal dissectum leaves. New foliage emerges red-orange and then becomes bronze-green over summer. ‘Baby Lace’ becomes about 3 feet tall in a 10 year period, forming a roundish, dense shrub.

acer aplamtum big red © 2013A great choice for those looking for a reliabe, small-size red leaf variety. This classic Japanese maple bears deeply cut, feathery red-purple leaves that turn bright crimson in autumn. Popular for its graceful, weeping habit.

Origin: Japan

acer palmatum bloodgood   Well known for holding burgundy colour throughout summer, leaves are crimson in autumn. This is one of the best ‘red leaved’ maples.

Country of Origin: Japan.



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Ficus dammaropsis

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