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Japanese Maple acer palmatum inaba shidare

A good Japanese Maple for the smaller garden. Inaba Shidare reaches a height of only 2m (6ft). The leaves develop a deep tone of purple-red as they grow in the spring (the picture above was taken in June) and keep their colour all season, deepening in autumn (fall).


Bloodgood produces small reddish flowers in May time and usually produces attractive seed pods with red wings. This acer is readily available both online and in the shops. It will reach an eventual height and spread of 3m (10ft). Click here if you want buy Japanese Maple online in the UK. Picture copyright of GardenAction.