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Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium'
Vine-leaved Maple

Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium'
Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium'
Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium'
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Description

Known for its fantastic autumn colour, the leaves of Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium' are a distinctive, apple-green in spring / summer and similar in shape to those of a vine. These leaves turn rich-red and bright orange in a good, crisp autumn before falling. In spring it has small red flowers, similar in appearance to those of the Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 years old, 30 - 40 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, neutral or slightly acid, fertile soil. Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium' will produce stronger autumn colours in a slightly acid soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium' grows to be a large branching shrub or eventually a very smal tree.
    • Height: up to 6 m (20 ft) / [up to 2.5 m (8 ft) after 10 years]
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft) / [up to 2 m (6 ft) after 10 years]

Plant Video

The Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium' in our woodland gardens (taken in late October 2010).


 


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