Magnolia Dogwood Conifer & Maple

Conifer Gardens Nursery
Upright Japanese Maples  -  Green or Yellow Foliage
Acer palmatum
Acer palmatum
Acer palmatum
Japanese Maple
A rounded tree growing to approx 3-8M. As these are usually grown by seed, variations in height, width, leaf colour and leaf sizes occur. If autumn colour is important, it is best to choose a plant in autumn as colours can range from yellow to orange to red. The spring foliage is usually green but may also have reddish overtones. The two pictures show the variation in leaf shape and size.

Acer palmatum 'Hagoromo'
Acer palmatum 'Hagoromo'
A narrow, upright tree to approx 5M. Unusual twisted leaves, deep green in colour with the new growth tinged salmon. Yellow and orange in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Ichigyoji'
Acer palmatum 'Ichigyoji'
An upright but spreading tree, growing to approx 5M. Green leaves in spring and summer, turning brilliant yellow and orange in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Leather Leaf'
Acer palmatum 'Leather Leaf'
Upright tree growing to approx 6M. The large, semi-glossy leaves are green with purple tones in spring, becoming olive green in summer. Attractive green stems.
Acer palmatum 'Sango kaku'
Acer palmatum 'Sango kaku'
Acer palmatum 'Sango kaku'
Also known as Acer palmatum 'Senkaki'. An upright vase shaped tree to approx 6M. The leaves are bright green with some orange new growth in late summer. Autumn colours are a blend of gold, apricot and light red. Stunning bright red stems in winter.
Acer palmatum 'Scolopendrifolium'
Acer palmatum 'Scolopendrifolium'
A round topped tree to approx 5M. The fine strap-like leaves are bright green turning yellow with orange tones in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Shigitatsu sawa'
Acer palmatum 'Shigitatsu sawa'
A bushy maple growing to approx 4M. Light green leaves with prominent dark green veins.
Acer palmatum 'Villa Taranto'
Acer palmatum 'Villa Taranto'
A rounded shrub growing to approx 3M. The fine strap-like leaves are green with a light reddish ovetone. Gold colours in autumn.
Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'
Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'
Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'
A round topped tree growing approx 5M.
The large, deeply-lobed leaves are a lovely bright green before turning a rich ruby-crimson colour in autumn.

Acer sieboldianum 'Kinugasa yama'
Acer sieboldianum 'Kinugasa yama'
The blue-green foliage is heavily covered with a fine silvery pubescence. In autumn the leaves turn a brilliant red and orange. Forms a stocky, round-topped tree growing to approx 6M.
Acer palmatum 'Aoyagi
Acer palmatum 'Aoyagi
Acer palmatum 'Aoyagi
An upright small tree, growing to approx 3M. The bright green leaves turn a clear yellow in autumn. In winter, the pea-green bark is a stunning feature.
Acer palmatum 'Elegans'
Acer palmatum 'Elegans'
Acer palmatum 'Elegans'
A stocky tree growing to approx 4M. Pale green in spring, becoming darker in summer before turning bright orange, tinged with red in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Herbstfeuer'
Acer palmatum 'Herbstfeuer'
A vigorous upright, but spreading tree to approx 6M. The large dark green leaves develop bronze tones in late summer, becoming bright orange in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Kihachijo'
Rounded tree to approx 5M. Sturdy, bright green leaves with serrated edges. Blends of yellow, orange and red in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Lutescens'
Acer palmatum 'Lutescens'
Upright tree to approx 7M. Light green in spring, rich green in summer, golden yellow in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Okushimo'
Acer palmatum 'Okushimo'
A strong, upright vase-shaped tree to approx 8M. The small, curled leaves are deep green, turning fluorescent gold and yellow in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki'
Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki'
Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki'
Round topped tree to approx 6M. The green foliage turns a fiery crimson in autumn. The first photo is in autumn; the second in spring.
Acer palmatum 'Samidare'
Acer palmatum 'Samidare'
Acer palmatum 'Samidare'
A round topped tree to approx 6M. The new foliage is almost pink before turning rich green with reddish margins. The autumn colour are blends of gold and orange suffused with red.
Acer palmatum 'Seiryu'
Acer palmatum 'Seiryu'
Acer palmatum 'Seiryu'
A round topped tree to approx 4M. The finely dissected leaves are deep green before turning red in autumn.
Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira'
Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira'
An upright plant to approx 3M with short, stubby branches. The small crinkled foliage is deep green before turning a blend of gold, rose and crimson in autumn.
Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium'
Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium'
Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium'
An upright tree, becoming rounder with age, growing to approx 7M. The broad, fan shaped, green leaves to a brilliant blend of orange and red in autumn.
Acer shirawasanum 'Aureum'
Acer shirawasanum 'Aureum'
Acer shirawasanum 'Aureum'
"Golden Full Moon Maple"
A spectacular tree, especially in bright when the bright yellow foliage emerges. The leaves gradually become a yellow green in summer. Direct hot sun can cause the leaves to scorch, best in filtered light or morning sun only. Autumn colours are a blend of oranges and red. A multi-branched tree, slow growing.