|Latin Name||Acer palmatum 'Katsura'|
|Common Name||Japanese Maple|
|Position||Full sun or partial shade with protection from drying winds which may damage the young leaves|
|Soil||Neutral to acid well drained fertile soil.|
|Rate of Growth||Slow|
|Garden Care||Apply a mulch in the early growing season. Leaf colour is best in semi shade|
|Pruning||No need to prune. Remove dead or diseased material during the dormant season|
A lovely deciduous Japanese maple with deeply lobed leaves. They are yellowish orange and bordered with pink in the spring followed by bright green during the summer and brilliant orange shades in the autumn. Forms a bushy shrub.