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Acer palmatum 'Arakawa'

Acer palmatum 'Arakawa' (Japanese Maple)

Common Name

Japanese Maple


Any non alkaline soil. Correct light more important


Sun or partial shade



Action and Timing

The “Rough Bark Maple” develops rough fissured, corky bark from about age five. A tall growing fascinating tree of about 20ft. Autumnal colour is yellow gold with prominent red leaf stalks.

Nursery Notes

Grafted plant.


A fantastic form that despite its mature size in the open ground, lends itself well to both container and bonsai growing

This plant was added to the database on 26th December, 2009.

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