Japanese maple Acer palmatum 'Emerald Lace' including Elho Loft urban white - Hardy plant

Acer palmatum 'Emerald Lace'

Japanese maple Acer palmatum 'Emerald Lace' including Elho Loft urban white - Hardy plant

Acer palmatum 'Emerald Lace'
Stylish green
Late summer on your balcony? The spectacular colours of the Japanese maple Acer palmatum 'Emerald Lace' are at their best in autumn. Beautiful when combined with the cool Elho Loft urban decorative pot. The leaves of the Japanese maple change colour throughout the seasons, from emerald green to golden yellow, rust brown and dark red.
The hardy shrub does not require pruning. If you want to prune anyway, do it in late summer or early autumn. Find a spot in partial shade for the Japanese maple in its decorative pot. Water garden plants in decorative pots more often during dry spells. But make sure that any excess water in the pot can drain away.
This mix includes:
  • 1x Acer 'Emerald Lace' P20
  • 1x Elho pot Loft Urban white ⌀ 29 cm


If you buy deciduous shrubs in autumn they might not be looking quite as beautiful as usual. The big benefit of planting shrubs in autumn is that by spring they will be well rooted in the garden and ready to burst into growth.
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Japanese maple Acer palmatum 'Emerald Lace' including Elho Loft urban white - Hardy plant - Shrub

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Specifications:
Latin name: Acer palmatum 'Emerald Lace'
Guarantee: 6 months growth and flowering guarantee
Color: Green,Red
Preferred location: Sun, Half shadow, Shadow
Green stayer: No
Leafs all year: No
Hardy plants: Yes
Self polinating: No
Edible: No
Naturalizing: No
Scented: Not Scented
Grafted: No
Cutting flowers: No
Growing Height: 150 - 200 cm
Planting distance: 150 - 200 cm
Planting+

What do I need?

  •  Bucket
  •  Trowel
  •  Sand, garden peat and compost
  •  Outdoor pot (optional)

First, place the Japanese maple in a bucket of lukewarm water for an hour before planting. Japanese maple grows well in fairly moist, acidic soil that contains a lot of humus. You can improve the quality of the soil with garden peat and compost. Is there a lot of clay in your soil? If so, dig a bit deeper and fill the hole with sand, garden peat and compost first. Japanese maple feel at their best the semi-shade, but they can also live in the sun as long as the soil contains enough water.

How do I plant the Japanese maple directly into the ground?
  •  Choose a spot in your garden where the Japanese maple won’t be in the afternoon sun.
  •  Dig a planting hole and loosen up the soil very well.
  •  Place the top of the root ball just below ground level.
  •  Fill the hole with soil and press it firmly into place.
  •  Water the Japanese maple immediately after planting.
How do I plant the Japanese maple in a pot?
  •  Remove the Japanese maple from the nursery pot
  •  Choose an outdoor pot that allows excessive water to drain easily.
  •  Add some garden peat and compost to a large pot and place the maple inside.
  •  Give your plant a bit of water right away.
  •  Place the outdoor pot in a shady spot and set it out in the sun for an hour longer each day, which allows the plant to adapt.

Care+

How do I care for my Acer?

Japanese maples are sturdy trees that require little maintenance.

Pruning
Japanese maples grow slowly, so you don’t actually need to prune them. If you want to, you can keep it in shape by trimming the longer branches in June.

Acers in pots can’t stand full sun: they do not handle it well. If it is very dry outside your maple certainly appreciates a bit of water. 

Extra+

Japanese maples are always really lovely, slow growing maples that will reach 3 metres tall over ten years. Magnificent trees with very attractive leaves that are sure to be noticed both in spring and in autumn. Spring, because of how the fresh green leaves unfold, and autumn because of the remarkable colours of the leaves.
Of course this maple will look wonderful in an actual Japanese style garden, but they really look great anywhere. Even as stand-alone trees. And, because they stay small for a long time, they are particularly suitable for the smaller garden, or in a planter on patio or decking.

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