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Acer buergeranum - Trident Maple

Acer buergeranum – Trident Maple

Pictures to follow….
Will have to be carefull with this one not so hardy
a.k.a. Three-toothed Maple
Family: Aceraceae (ay-ser-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Acer (AY-ser)
Species: buergerianum (bur-ger-ee-AY-num)
Synonym:Acer buergeranum
Category:
Trees
Height:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
Spacing:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8° C (-20° F)
Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none
Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Foliage:
Deciduous
Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest
Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 [...]

Acer campestre - Field Maple

Acer campestre – Field Maple

Small tree that grows well for first 20-25 years to 10-15m, and mature at 50 years. Coppices strongly and suitable for hedges and withstands clipping.Leaves turn yellow in autumn but also red or golden brown. Truely magnificent, why buy a Japanese one, when the British are just as good. Suitable for bonsai material.

Acer Ginnala - Amur maple

Acer Ginnala – Amur maple

Acer Ginnala – Amur maple, M winter seeded these, seems that we have 7 that are 2 years old now

Acer Mono

Acer Mono

Painted maple is a handsome, hardy,deciduous acer. Small to medium in size and sometimes shrubby making an attractive landscape specimen or can be grown in a pot or container, hence bonsai enthuisiasts are experimenting with this as a bonsai.
Flower: clusters of yellow flowers appear in the spring.
Leaf: bright green in the summer and resistant to [...]

Acer negundo californicum (montalvo 'Itchy')

Acer negundo californicum (montalvo ‘Itchy’)

Acer negundo californicum (montalvo ‘Itchy’). We collected the seeds for these specimens from Montalvo, SF, USA. Reason for the itchy, while collecting these under torchlight they made the fingers itch…

Acer Palmatum 'atropurpureum' - Japanese maple

Acer Palmatum ‘atropurpureum’ – Japanese maple

Acer Palmatum ‘atropurpureum’ 
These much sought after acers make an outstanding addition to any garden with their beautiful foliage giving much needed colour in the autumn when gardens can start to look a little drab.
These can grow up to twenty five feet in height but often pruned shorter.
Exquisite in both colour and form, this ornamental [...]

Acer Palmatum 'matsumurae' - Bloodgood Maple

Acer Palmatum ‘matsumurae’ – Bloodgood Maple

The acer palmatum ‘matsumurae’  is a great rare bonsai species
Acer palmatum seeds
Bloodgood
‘Bloodgood’ remains one of the most popular japanese maples well known for their reddish-purple leaves in summer which gradually turn to a striking crimson in autumn. They hold their colour well in the summer heat.
Dependable and robust.
Maximum size approx 20′ x 20′.
A spectacular [...]

Acer Palmatum - Japanese maple

Acer Palmatum – Japanese maple

Acer Palmatum – Japanese maple 
Hardiness Zones: 5-8

Habit: [...]

Acer Palmatum Buegerianum - trident maple

Acer Palmatum Buegerianum – trident maple

Acer buergerianum, the Trident Maple, is grown in many parts of the world as a ‘Street’ tree due to its tolerance of pruning, dry soil and air-pollution, these attributes also make it excellent material for bonsai culture. Native to Korea, China and Japan, Trident Maples can reach heights of 10metres or more.
In the UK, Trident [...]

Acer Saccharum - Sugar Maple

Acer Saccharum – Sugar Maple

One of the most important trees in eastern north america, the sugar maple is the source of maple syrup as well as fine hardwood.
The sugar maple is well known for it’s outstanding autumn colour, from bright yellows to orange and brilliant red, highly attractive and ornamental.
Foliage: palmate veination with blades about 5″ long and 5″ [...]

Acer sieboldianum Karhula

Acer sieboldianum Karhula

We collected seed for the dozen seedlings we now have, during the Autumn 2007 on our way to KK. They wintergerminated outside happily.

Acer spicatum Karhula

Acer spicatum Karhula

We collected seed for the six seedlings during the Autumn 2007 on our way to KK. When they grow a little bit older we will have a wonderful display of white ‘candles’ in early Summers.

Acer Tataricum var flame - Tatarian Maple

Acer Tataricum var flame – Tatarian Maple

This oriental looking, deciduous small tree is indeed highly ornamental – flowers, foliage and bark,
The flowers are fragrant too. Making it ideal specimen for both landscape or bonsai.
Flower: fragrant, yellow-white flowers appear in april-may, which cover the tree, unlike most maples these are very fragrant.
Foliage: medium to dark green changing in autumn to a vivid [...]

Aesulus carnea - Horse Chestnut Red

Aesulus carnea – Horse Chestnut Red

Slow growing flowering tree .
Masses of large candle-like red / pink flowers .
Conker fruits in autumn.
Fresh seeds.
Sticky winter buds .

These will produce a beautiful large, slow growing flowering tree with masses of large candle-like red / pink flowers in May followed by conker fruits in autumn.

Sticky terminal winter buds and horseshoe leaf scars are distinctive features.