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Acer Palmatum 'Ornatum' has a rounded habit with long, thin, lobed leaves that are bronze-red when young, becoming greenish then crimson red in mid autumn.
Plant Type: Multi-Stemmed Shrub
Plant Height & Spread: 1M - 2M
Foliage Colour: Bronze-Red, Red, Dark Green, Crimson
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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