Acer palmatum 'Katsura' boasts stunning lobed, orange new growth with reddish margins in the spring. The leaves fade to green, retaining their orange edges in the summer. Autumn then offers a spectacular display of vibrant yellows, reds and oranges.
Reaching an approximate height and spread of 6 x 4 metres in 20 years, this award-winning Japanese Maple is a fantastic choice with a long period of interest. Acer palmatum 'Katsura' is best positioned in slight shade although can also tolerate full sun, and prefers a moist, well-drained soil.
It benefits from the use of ericaceous compost.