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Acer Palmatum Inabe Shidare

Latin name: Acer Palmatum Inabe Shidare
Common name: Japanese Maple

Acer Palmatum is a deciduous shrub or small tree reaching heights of 6-10m popular with gardeners for its colorful foliage ease of growing.

Many cultivars have characteristics that come into prominence during different seasons, including the colour of new or mature leaves, extraordinary fall colour, colour and shape of samaras, or even bark that becomes more brightly coloured during the winter. Some cultivars can scarcely be distinguished from others unless labeled. In some cases, identical cultivars go by different names, while in other cases, different cultivars may be given the same name.

Available Sizes and Shapes

  Size (height in cm) Pot (in litres) Form/shape
1/2 Std 90

Plant care

Position: Position (Shelter):Full Sun to Partial Shade

Position (Soil Type):Any well drained soils
Feeding: Feeding in a border

Apply fertiliser at the manufacturers recommended rate during initial planting. Feed regularly during the first growing season to help the plant become established. After this, feed once per year in spring.

Feeding in pots for patio

Fertilise during initial planting at the manufacturers recommended rate, and thereafter twice per year in April and August.