Paper Bark Maple, Large Trees

General Info RHS AGM
Shade Partial Shade
Area Frost Pockets, Scotland & The North
Ornamental Autumn Colour, Beautiful Bark, Seedheads

Acer griseum (Standard)

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SIZES 1-2 3-910+
120/150-7L Out of Stock £39.96Out of Stock £34.98Out of Stock £29.94
  Prices include VAT(where applicable)

OUT OF STOCK

£82.50

Maple, Paper Bark - Standard needs...
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Paper Bark Maple Standard Trees

The Paper Bark Maple tree, Acer griseum has beautiful peeling, cinnamon coloured bark all year round. It is suitable for most average sized gardens and will grow on any soil with decent drainage, so it is a popular, fairly small ornamental tree. Its dark caramel coloured bark is beautiful for 12 months of the year and is a delight in winter when the branches are bare. Old trees will become about as wide as they are tall if they are not pruned and the tree's canopy is an uneven circle with mid-green leaves that casts quite dense shade in summer. The autumn leaf colour is a vibrant red. Like most maples, this tree doesn't have very showy flowers, but they do appear just before the leaves emerge in spring and attract hungry bees. The flowers mature into winged seeds. Paper Bark Maple trees can reach a height of about 8-10 metres.
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Did You Know? 

For those who know the Stourhead National Trust garden in Somerset, there is a magnificent specimen immediately after the ticket office at the entrance to the park near the Spread Eagle pub. It was introduced from central China by Ernest Wilson in 1901. It has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit.

  • Small Box

    Small boxes

    (Orders containing seedlings or rooted cuttings)

    £7.20

    including VAT per order

  • Small box

    (All barerooted plants under 1.2 metres in height. Please note: all trees are charged at the trees and hedging rate.)

    £11.40

    including VAT per order

  • Medium box

    (Any pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)

    £15.00

    including VAT per order

  • Trees & Hedging

    (For all orders of trees of any size, and all bareroot plants 1.2 metres and over in height)

    £19.80

    including VAT per order

  • Pallets

    (For all orders of root balls,
    and large orders, a pallet
    price will be automatically
    applied at checkout)

    £75.00

    including VAT per order

*Delivery to mainland Britain & the Isle of Wight ONLY. Surcharges to the Isle of Wight and some areas of Scotland apply.


Bareroot planting is best done between November and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

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