Acer palmatum Beni-maiko


Ultimate height: 1–1.5 metres in 10-20 years
Ultimate spread: 1–1.5 metres
Soil: Chalk, clay, loam, sand, moist but well–drained, pH acid, neutral
Position: Full sun/partial shade, west–facing or south–facing or east–facing, sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy

Beni-maiko’ is a compact, bushy shrub only growing to @1.5m tall. The leaves emerge a brilliant red in spring, turning a pinkish colour and then a green-red in summer. In autumn, the leaves turn yellow, orange and deep red before falling