Acer griseum, known as the Paperbark Maple, is a stunning small tree which is the perfect addition for patient gardeners and those who wish to wow their neighbours with their interesting tree planting selections. The bark is a beautiful peeling cinnamon brown, very characteristic and attractive. Pre-order: Pre-order times are given as a guide only and may vary dependent on the growing season. This will aid in pushing infection, if any, out of the tree. Offering a wide range of Japanese maples and acer trees for delivery to anywhere in the UK through our secure online ordering system. Growth rate of a plant will determine how fast the plant reaches it ultimate height and is affected by four main factors: temperature, nutrients, light, and water. If the soil is infertile, feeding the year after planting may be beneficial. You can expect the plant to spread somewhere within this range estimate. Many of these can be treated or reduced with proper pruning or chemical sprays, but some are fatal. The hole that you use to plant your tree should be no deeper than the roots are, but it needs to be around three times the diameter of the root system. Adding well rotted organic matter to dry or wet soil will help improve both these characteristics. Large orders may be part shipped, please contact us on 01782 502741 or email email@example.com. Acers make ideal specimen trees for freestanding locations or large patio planters. Acer griseum is a slow-growing, spreading tree with dark red or chestnut bark, which flakes and peels back to reveal new, smooth, orange-red bark beneath. Orders containing Pre-ordered products will be shipped as a single order when all items become available. Leaves with 3 leaflets, downy and whitish beneath, turning brilliant red and orange in … Trifoliate leaves give a fabulous autumn display of reds and scarlet. Acer palmatum are relatively slow growing, so choosing a mature version is advantageous as it gives you a significantly sized feature tree without any need to wait. Easy to grow. Most trees will not grow in places where there is not enough air in the soil, or there are insufficient nutrients available. It is given as a guide but can vary dependant on several factors such as soil quality and position. The exquisite cinnamon-coloured, exfoliating bark, together with the blue-green, trifoliate leaves Usually under dense trees, shurbs or in shade cast by buildings/fences etc.