Sun exposure:
Dappled shade
East facing, west facing
Position in border:
Back, middle

Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ is a lovely Japanese maple, bred in Italy. In spring, the leaves are tinged with yellow and orange, turning lime green as summer progresses. In autumn, the leaves turn brilliant shades of yellow and orange before falling. The bark is bright green; in spring small red flowers appear.

Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream' has an elegant, open habit and is perfect for growing as a focal point in a mixed border or lawn. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM). Read more about growing Japanese maples.

Like other Japanese maples, Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ thrives in partial shade. For best results grow in moist but well-drained soil and shelter from cold winds. It’s well suited to growing in a large container, as long as it’s kept well watered. Read more about planting an acer in a pot. It doesn't need routine pruning.

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Acer ‘Orange dream’ and wildlife

Acer ‘Orange dream’ has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Acer ‘Orange dream’ poisonous?

Acer ‘Orange dream’ has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:
Is not known to attract Birds
Is not known to attract Cats
Is not known to attract Dogs
Is not known to attract Horses
Is not known to attract Livestock
Is not known to attract People
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