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Acer palmatum 'Starfish' - autumn colours
  • Acer palmatum 'Starfish' - autumn colours

Acer palmatum 'Starfish'

£32.00

(Japanese Maple) An unusual new maple, Acer palmatum 'Starfish' has very deeply cut, dark reddish-purple summer leaves (which look a little like starfish) with bright orange-red autumn colour.

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An unusual new maple, Acer palmatum 'Starfish' has very deeply cut, dark reddish-purple summer leaves (which look a little like starfish) with bright orange-red autumn colour. Established plants seem to grow with a compact, upright habit.

Acer palmatum 'Starfish' is suitable for sun or dappled shade and can be grown in a container or as a standalone specimen plant. 


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Acer palmatum 'Starfish'  will grow best when planted in an area sheltered from strong winds.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Acer palmatum 'Starfish' will grow to be an upright medium sized to large shrub.
    • Height: 2.5 - 3 m (8 - 10 ft)
    • Spread: 2 - 2.5 m (6 - 8 ft) 

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade, Full Sun
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall), Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid
Special Features
Habit - Architectural, Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, To grow in a pot, Autumn Colour, Leaf Shape - Unusual or Large

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