Acer palmatum 'Deshojo' - spring
  • Acer palmatum 'Deshojo' - spring leaves
  • Acer palmatum 'Deshojo' - spring leaves
  • Acer palmatum 'Deshojo' - spring

Acer palmatum 'Deshojo'

£35.00

(Japanese Maple) A handsome medium sized or eventually large shrub, Acer palmatum 'Deshojo' has distinctive bright red leaves in spring each year.

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In spring the young leaves of this classic maple cultivar emerge a vivid rich-red in colour. As summer progresses the older leaves darken to green but the young shoots are still tipped with burnished-red young leaves. 0

The leaves finally turn shades of red and orange in autumn before falling. An excellent foliage plant, Acer palmatum 'Deshojo' gives early colour to a garden and is one of the most traditional plants to be grow as a bonsai.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Acer palmatum 'Deshojo' requires shelter from strong winter winds.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Eventually a large, rounded branching shrub or very small tree once established.
    • Height: 3 m (10 ft) / [up to 2.5 m (8 ft) after 10 years]
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft) / [up to 2.5 m (8 ft) after 10 years]
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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall), Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Autumn Colour, To grow in a pot, Leaf Colour - Purple/Red

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