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Acer palmatum 'Taylor' (Japanese maple 'Taylor')

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Maintenance level
1 hour care
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Ultimate height
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Ultimate spread
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Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Acer palmatum 'Taylor'

Other names: Japanese maple 'Taylor'

Genus: Acer

Variety or Cultivar: 'Taylor' _ 'Taylor' is a slow-growing shrub or small tree with deeply divided, pink leaves with acid green variegation.

Acer palmatum 'Taylor' is: Deciduous

Foliage: Lime green, Pink in Summer; Lime green, Pink in Autumn

Habit: Upright

Watch out for

Specific pests: Horse chestnut scale , Aphids

Specific diseases: Verticillium wilt

General care

Propagation methods: Grafting, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to

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Acer palmatum 'Taylor' (Japanese maple 'Taylor') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Containers, Low Maintenance, City, Architectural, Rock, Foliage only

Cultivation: Grow in moist but well-drained, acid or neutral soil. Foliage colour is best in part shade, although full sun can be tolerated. Leaf scorch can be caused by dry soil or excessive exposure to frost, sun or wind when leaves are young.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Neutral, Acid

Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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