Acer palmatum 'Beni-shi-en'

Japanese Maple

acer palmatum beni shi en japanese maple
acer palmatum beni shi en japanese maple
acer palmatum beni shi en japanese maple foliage

One of the few red Japanese maples with variegation. Large, deeply-dissected leaves are purple with a thin cream outline. No two leaves are the same. A wonderful tree to lighten up dull areas. Orange-red autumn leaves. Prefers moist, well-drained soils. May suffer leaf scorch from excess sun, wind, and drought. Cold hardy and great for bonsai.

Foliage Colour

Autumn Colour

exotic tree Exotic
deciduous tree Deciduous
tolerates light frosts Tolerates light frosts
tolerates heavy frosts Tolerates heavy frosts
sandy soils Sandy soils
clay soils Clay soils
full sun Full sun
part shade Part shade
small garden Small garden

10 Year Size

tree shape

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Grades coming on:

The grade size is the size of the bag/pot the tree is in. This is measured in either litres or pints per bag.

The average height is the overall height of the tree from the top of the pot/bag (bottom of the trunk) to the top of the tree, averaged across the trees we have in this grade.

The standard height is the height of the clear trunk from the bottom of the trunk to the graft or the first branch (if it is not grafted). If you don't want a standard tree, select 'None' as the standard height.

Grades that are coming on are not yet ready for sale. You can place a pre-order for a 50% deposit and we will hold the stock until it is ready. Enquire if interested.

Photos are for reference only and do not necessarily reflect the final product delivered. Prices subject to change without notice. Actual stock quantity may differ. Heights are given in good faith but we give no guarantee as to the height of the final product. If you would like a current photo of any of the grades, please get in touch.

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