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Genus: Acer

We are a community of garden lovers. On this page you will find:

  1. Where to buy Acer plants & price comparison.
  2. Care tips & advice from our members.
  3. Photos of Acer plants in real gardens.

There are a massive 150 species of acer or maple that originate in Europe, Africa, Asia and America. Acer palmatum or Japanese maple is especially popular and has at least 1000 different cultivars.

Wherever they are found, these fabulous trees provide interest to any garden or landscape especially during Autumn when they burst into fantastic flame reds, yellows and oranges.

Some have attractive bark as well as interesting foliage and the Canadians are famous for tapping Acer saccharum to make syrup!



Acer to buy

Clicking on any of these plants will give you more information, you only leave this website if you decide to buy. You can see all the Acer plants for sale in our garden centre which lists products from over 25 popular websites.

We have 510 photos of Acer plants in real gardens

These photos are from real gardens by real gardeners! Just click on one to start exploring.

You can also discover who's growing Acer.

  • maple, orangeola (acer palmatum)
    By flcrazy
  • Japanese maple Tamukeyama (acer palmatum)
    By flcrazy
  • Little Acer (Acer)
    By Janey
  • Acer palmatum dissectum 'Garnet' (Acer palmatum)
    By maple

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Care tips & Questions

This advice is from our members, if you can't find what you're looking for please ask your question of our friendly community.

Brown Leaf Patches

4 replies

irishhatter

24 Jul, 2009
Irishhatter

Acer isn't looking so ace...

6 replies

daddy

30 Jun, 2009
Daddy

The care of Acer O-Kagami

2 replies

swanboots

13 May, 2009
Swanboots

Acer palmatum with sparse leaves

2 replies

magenta

27 Apr, 2009
Magenta

Sick Acer

8 replies

elleme

15 Sep, 2008
Elleme

BURNT ACER TREE

3 replies

LOUVANE

6 Sep, 2008
Louvane

acer feeding

6 replies

zinnie

22 Aug, 2008
Zinnie

Wilting acers

3 replies

bulphan

4 Jul, 2008
Bulphan


Species of Acer