Acer henryi

Acer henryi

Japanese maple

Key Information

  • Botanical name: Acer henryi
  • Common name: Japanese maple
  • Plant type: Tree
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous

Height: 3.5m

Spread: 3.5m

Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Autumn colour, Dramatic foliage

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Acer henryi is native to China and is rarely grown in Britain. Branching and multi-stemmed, it has dark green leaves, which develop dramatic red, orange or yellow autumn colour. It makes an attractive focal point.

For best results grow Acer henryi in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to dappled shade, in a sheltered position. 

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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