Acer palmatum 'Taylor'
(Japanese Maple) Acer palmatum 'Taylor' gradually grows to be a large shrub or eventually very small tree with young leaves that are a salmon pink in colour when they emerge.
(Japanese Maple) Acer palmatum 'Taylor' gradually grows to be a shrub or eventually very small tree with young leaves that are a delicate pink in colour when they emerge. These leaves darken to lime green with a variegated white to pink edge in late spring/early summer as they age and develop orange and purple autumn tints as they fall.
Best in a position in light, dappled to partial shade with some shelter from strong winds.
- Position: Light dappled or partial shade.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy. Acer palmatum 'Taylor' will grow best when planted in an area sheltered from strong winds.
- Rate of Growth: Slow.
- Habit: Eventually a large rounded shrub or very small tree in many years.
- Height: 3 m (10 ft). [1.5 m after 10 years]
- Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft). [1.5 m after 10 years]
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Medium (1.5m - 3m), Shrub - Large (3m+)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy
- Special Features
- Autumn Colour, Foliage - Variegated, Suitable for Containers