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acer brilliantissimum


By Junie

Essex, United Kingdom Gb

I have been nursing one of these small trees in a pot and now need to put it in the garden. Does anyone know if it would do well in a shady spot, with fairly minimum sun? I know some acers prefer the shade. Many thanks



I owned this tree (what a beauty) sadly I had to cut it down when we had block paving laid.

Yes it will do fine mine was in shade for a large part of the day.

This is a slow growing tree but eventuly grow quite large but not massive.

It is a joy in spring,when the leaves are young and shrimp pink the early morning when thesun shines throgh them.

12 Jul, 2009


its ok in the sun or shade though in the sun it can get brown tinges.most importent is to put it somewear shelterd from wind etc

12 Jul, 2009

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