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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2m
Max height
2m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Acer palmatum 'Taylor'

Other names

Japanese maple 'Taylor'

Genus

Acer 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

Habit

Upright

Foliage

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

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Horse chestnut scale , Aphids Horse chestnut scale , Aphids

Verticillium wilt Verticillium wilt

General care

Propagation methods

Grafting, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name

Acer palmatum 'Taylor'

Other names

Japanese maple 'Taylor'

Genus

Acer Acer

Variety or Cultivar

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

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Upright


Colour

Foliage

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


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Horse chestnut scale , Aphids

Specific diseases

Verticillium wilt

General care

Propagation methods

Grafting, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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