Acer Palmatum Okagami (Japanese Maple)

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Acer Palmatum 'Okagami'



Acer Palmatum Okagami is a small, upright, deciduous Japanese Maple tree. It has deeply divided palmately lobed leaves that are purple/red in spring turning to scarlet red in the Autumn.


Key Features

Plant Type: Multi-Stemmed Shrub

Plant Height & Spread: 4M-4M 

Foliage Colour: Deep Red/Purple-Red

Foliage Type: Deciduous 

Seasons of Interest: Spring - Autumn

Soil Condition: Well-Drained

Planting Position: Full Sun, Shade


Plant Care & Advice

In an ideal situation, an Acer should have a slightly acidic, sandy, well drained soil that does not dry out in summer or become waterlogged in winter. Acers have shallow fibrous root systems which benefit from an annual mulch of organic matter. This also helps avoid wilt. If any pruning is undertaken it should only be done to improve their overall shape and to encourage healthy growth.


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