Acer Palmatum Osakazuki

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Acer Palmatum Osakazuki

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  • Popular medium sized Japanese Maple variety
  • Stunning green to fiery red foliage in Autumn
  • Upright open vase-shaped branches
  • Best foliage colour change in full sun
  • Perfect for smaller gardens and pots
  • Mature size around 5 meters tall

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Description

Acer Palmatum Osakazuki, one of our most beloved maple varieties, is a true showstopper. Watch in awe as its large green leaves transform into brilliant scarlet shades during Autumn. With its elegant upright vase-shaped branches, Osakazuki adds a touch of magic to any landscape. This deciduous beauty is ideal for smaller gardens and planter pots and promises a breathtaking colour display.

 

Product Specifications – Oskazuki

  • Botanical Name: Osakazuki Japanese Maple
  • Mature Height: 4-6m
  • Mature Width: 4-5m
  • Foliage: Large, seven-lobed green leaves, transforming to vivid scarlet in Autumn
  • Form/Habit: Upright, rounded, spreading form
  • Uses: Decorative features in gardens, courtyards, containers, and bonsai artistry
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous
  • Soil: Most soil types, though prefers well-draining, slightly acidic soil
  • Drought Hardy: Moderate
  • Position: ¬†Prefers partial shade but can tolerate full sun; prefers slight wind protection
  • Maintenance Level: Low, no need to prune
  • Water Requirement: Low – medium
  • Planter Suitability: Yes

 

Commonly Asked Questions

Will the foliage on Acer Palmatum Osakazuki change during Autumn?

Yes, Osakazuki has a stunning Autumn transformation; their green foliage transforms into a spectacular vibrant red.

 

Are Osakazuki maples suitable for planter pots?

Yes, they are. Be sure you are selecting a pot with plenty of room for the plant to grow; you may find that the pot size needs to be increased in a few years. Please note that, like with all plants, they will grow quicker in the ground than in a pot; however, if you have a small garden, courtyard, or paved area or are in a rental property, this can be a good thing, depending on your needs. Please ensure you use quality soil in your pot, slow-release fertilisers, and keep up the watering, as pots dry out more quickly than ground planting.

 

Do I need to prune my Japanese Maple?

There is no need to prune your Maple; sit back and enjoy the glorious natural form of your Japanese Maple. Pruning can be effective if you want to open your Maple into a specific canopy shape. Otherwise, it’s best left alone to Mother Nature.

 

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