Acer palmatum 'Ukigumo'
  • Acer palmatum 'Ukigumo'
  • Acer palmatum 'Ukigumo'

Acer palmatum 'Ukigumo'

£35.00

(Japanese Maple) The Japanese name 'Ukigumo' translates as 'Floating Cloud' which aptly describes the beautiful leaves and also in Japan it embodies a philosophical point of view.

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The Japanese name 'Ukigumo' translates as 'Floating Cloud' which aptly describes the beautiful leaves and also in Japan it embodies a philosophical point of view. This cultivar has deeply cut, five lobed leaves that are mottled and edged with lovely creamy-white markings. The leaves can on occasion appear as pure white although these usually develop green markings in time.

Acer palmatum 'Ukigumo' always looks lovely when planted against a dark background as the white markings are more clearly visible.


  • Position: Light dappled or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Acer palmatum 'Ukigumo' will grow best when planted in an area sheltered from strong winds.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Acer palmatum 'Ukigumo' eventually grows to be a medium sized to large, branching shrub.
    • Height: 3 m (10 ft) / [up to 2 m (6 ft) after 10 years]
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft) / [up to 2 m (6 ft) after 10 years]

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Leaf Colour - Variegated, To grow in a pot

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