Rare Maple Varieties

Acer Platanoides - Globosum
Acer Platanoides - Globosum
This dwarf version of the green Norway maple is usually grafted on a standard which makes a ball on a stick effect reaching 3 metres tall by 2 metres wide, turning a light yellow in autumn.
Acer Esk - Flamingo
Acer Esk - Flamingo
This snake bark maple has bright pink new foliage with a white powdery variegation also the young branches have a vibrant pink bark. This tree has a pendulous habit, reaching 4 meteres tall by 3 metres wide in 15 years. With brilliant orange autumn tones.
Acer Shirasawanum - Palmatifolium
Acer Shirasawanum - Palmatifolium
A vase shaped tree with attractive green foliage in spring and summer, but autumn is when it brings out its finest array of oranges, yellows, and reds shaded with crimson tones, growing to 4 metres tall by 3 metres wide, a must have for maple collectors!
Acer Shirasawanum - Aureum
Acer Shirasawanum - Aureum
Leaves are suboricular, 11-13 lobed. Pale yellow in spring, darkening to a yellow green in summer. In autumn the leaves turn gold on the inside and red on the margins.
Acer Circinatum - Little Gem
Acer Circinatum - Little Gem
A very small rounded growing selection of the vine maple, spring buds open a velvet like green, it has good autumn tones of red and purple 1 metre tall by 1 metre wide
Acer Palmatum - Horizontalis
Acer Palmatum - Horizontalis
This cultivar has the same foliage as a green Japanese maple except the growing habit of this variety is horizontal with the ends of the branches being gently pendulous. It has tones of orange and red in autumn.
Size: 2 metres (h) x 2 metres (w)
Acer Palmatum - Butterfly
Acer Palmatum - Butterfly
This delicate dwarf variegated maple unfolds with soft foliage that has blends of pink, cream and light green. Growing to only 2.5 metres tall by 1 metre wide. In autumn it turns a striking gold.
Acer Palmatum - Coonara Pygmy
Acer Palmatum - Coonara Pygmy
A dwarf green maple with soft green new growth, its dense growth habit suits well for bonsai, autumn colours are orange and red. 2 metres by 1 metre wide.
Acer Palmatum - Murasaki Kyohime
Acer Palmatum - Murasaki Kyohime
This excellent dwarf cultivar is perfect for a small garden, rockery, patio or bonsai. With bright pink and yellow spring growth then settling in to a dark green during summer, autumn tones vary from gold orange to red 1 metre tall by 1 metre wide.
Acer Pal Dissectum - Chantilly Lace
Acer Pal Dissectum - Chantilly Lace
This is a vigorous growing weeper that has a fine dissected leaf which starts with bright pink spring growth turning copper green in summer then turning tones of scarlet red and burgundy.
Acer Pal Dissectum - Crimson Queen
Acer Pal Dissectum - Crimson Queen
This small growing weeping maple has a consistent crimson colour through spring. It has fine lace like leaves and turns a crimson red in autumn.
Acer Pal Dissectum - Baby Lace
Acer Pal Dissectum - Baby Lace
This unique variety is almost dwarf like having tufted growth with tones of pink, purple, green and orange throughout summer. The autumn colour is a mixture of orange and red with a hint of purple.
Acer Pal Dissectum - Red Strata
Acer Pal Dissectum - Red Strata
This variety is quite rare, the spring growth is a chocolate red colour changing to light brown through the season and by summer its almost green, the autumn colour is a mix of dark yellow and apricot.