Red Maple Bonsai - Acer palmatum 'deshojo'
Without doubt the most sought after maple variety used for bonsai cultivation. The emerging leaf colour of deshojo is simply breathtaking and will fill your garden with a brilliant red glow Acer palmatum is the classic Japanese maple for bonsai cultivation. Completely frost hardy, vigorous and very tough. The delightful and delicate leaves can create the most breathtaking display of colour in autumn. Keep the tree well watered in summer and fertilize regularly throughout the growing season. Protect from strong winds when in leaf. Best autumn colour is achieved if the tree is kept in full sun. Repot every 2-3 years using Kaizen Bonsai No2 Bonsai Soil Mix.
A stunning old Japanese deshojo red foliage maple from a private collection. Imported from Japan the tree has excellent trunk taper and a good nebari . A little wire in summer will dramatically improve the shape of this old maple.
20" tall above it's bonsai pot. 19" wide overall. 7" diameter nebari.
Planted in a terracotta training pot.
The subject pictured is the EXACT plant we will send you. Appearance may vary depending upon the season.
In stock and available for delivery within two or three working days.
Price including secure packaging and U.K delivery* £495.00
*Price includes delivery to any U.K mainland address (except Highlands and Islands).
Not available for shipping outside the European Union (ie: the USA). Importing plants without correct permissions can land you with a VERY big fine or prison time.
We do not provide cultural information for this tree other than the above (relevant to the UK climate only). Please ensure you have the skills and facilities to care for this plant in your location before you decide to purchase.
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