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Acer palmatum 'Enkan'

Japanese Maple

Hardy

What is Hardy ?

Strap-leaved foliage

Red leaves in spring and summer

Fiery orange and red in autumn

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A ‘Strap-leaved’ Acer, Acer palmatum ‘Enkan’ bears foliage with long, finger-like lobes that are especially elegant. Wine-red foliage in the spring, turning brighter red in summer, on purple-red leaf stalks. The leaves turn brilliant orange/red in the autumn before falling. Acer palmatum ‘Enkan’ is similar to the popular variety, ‘Red Pygmy’, but holds its colour better through summer. A beautiful dwarf acer planted in a large tub, where it will add interest and architecture to a semi-shaded spot on a patio. Alternatively, use it as a border feature in a partially shaded position. Height: 3m (10ft). Spread: 2m (6.5ft).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 3m (10ft)
Spread Up to 2m (6.5ft)

Hardy

sun or semi shadedappled shade

Flowering Months
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1 x 3 Litre Potted Plant (KC6999)

Grow Acers in any moist, fertile, well drained soil in sun or dappled shade. It's important to give plants shelter from strong winds which can scorch the leaves.
Water regularly throughout the growing season until acer trees are well established. Protect plants from strong winds. Acers require little pruning other than to maintain their shape. Lightly trim stems if necessary from late autumn to midwinter.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

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