JAPANESE MAPLE OSAKAZUKI
|Article and pictures by David Marks.
Acer palmatum Osakazuki has been sold round the world for over a hundred years and autumn colour is only one reason for the popularity of this cultivar. It is also a very strong, healthy growing tree with a short trunk and large head of leaf covered branches.
TECHNICAL DETAILS FOR ACER PALMATUM OSAKAZUKI
|suited to full sun or part shade
|Slightly acidic and well-drained
|8m / 25ft after 20 years
|7m / 22ft after 20 years
|Short strong trunk with a large head of branches and foliage
|Green in spring and summer turning a beautiful, deep crimson in autumn
SUPPLIERS OF ACER PALMATUM OSAKAZUKI