Acer Palmatum 'Red Emperor' - Plant Drop
Acer Palmatum 'Red Emperor' - Plant Drop
Acer Palmatum 'Red Emperor' - Plant Drop
Acer Palmatum 'Red Emperor' - Plant Drop

Acer Palmatum 'Red Emperor'

Regular price £128.00
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Red emperor is an impressive Japanese Maple, with deep red-purple leaves, turning crimson in autumn. The leaves appear later than many other cultivars, reducing the risk of damage by spring frost.

Characteristics

Deciduous,  Bushy, Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)
Sunlight Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect Sheltered.
Soil Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand. Moist but well-drained. 
Ultimate Height 2.5-4 metres in 10-20 years

 

Size information 

Height: 120cm Width: 50cm
Potsize: 20 Litre
For no fuss or mess you can put the plant in the growing pot it arrives in straight inside a decorative one. This also allows allows excess water to be drained after watering. 
For a good fit the opening (not diameter) and height of the new decorative pot need to be several centimetres greater than the current growing pot.
Here are recommended sizes - 

Size Diameter / Height Minimum Decorative Pot Opening Required
2 Litre

⌀17cm H13cm

19cm

4 Litre

⌀20cm H16.5cm

22cm

7 Litre

⌀25cm H20cm

27cm

10 Litre

⌀28cm H22.5cm 

30cm

15 Litre

⌀33cm H30cm

35cm

20 Litre

⌀35.5cm H32.5cm

38cm

 

For a seamless finish where the plant is potted into the decorative pot, liners are available to prevent water leaking and the pot from damage.

We also offer a potting service

Our library of plant care guides with useful information can be viewed here.

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