Acer ginnala 'Flame'

(Japanese maple)

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Type
Tree
Planted
2005
Edible?
Yes
Culinary Uses?
Yes
Native?
No
Naturally occurring on site?
No
Propagated Here?
Yes

Description

Slightly variegated leaves on an elegant and graceful tree

Culinary Uses

The Japanese tempura the very young leaves in spring

Provenance

Grown from seed purchased from Chiltern Seeds

Cultivation

Needs moist soil and sheltered position, but because our specimen was grown from seed we suspect it's more tolerant of our imperfect site than most acers would be.

Maintenance

Can be pruned to shape