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Orange/Gold Japanese Maple Bonsai (Acer palmatum Katsura)

Product Code: OD850*


A truly 9 year old Japanese Maple – Acer palmatum ‘katsura’ which rich greens during summer and oranges and golds during spring and autumn.

Acer palmatum ‘Katsura’ is an award winning cultivar which is very popular in the bonsai world and boasts stunning lobed, orange new growth with reddish margins in the spring. The leaves fade to green, retaining their orange edges in the summer. Autumn then offers a spectacular display of vibrant yellows, reds and oranges.

This award-winning Japanese Maple is a fantastic choice with a long period of interest. Acer palmatum ‘Katsura’ is best positioned in slight shade and kindly avoid windy positions. Approximately 9 years in age, this beautiful bonsai has an elegant trunk, and displays the most wonderful colours throughout the seasons.

Acer palmatum ‘Katsura’ has pretty lobed leaves, which emerge bright orange in spring, and fade to orange-yellow with a pink margin, and eventually green, with maturity. Autumn colour is bright orange.

The leaves of the Japanese Maples display wonderful seasonal colours and are palm-shaped giving rise to the name Acer palmatum.
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With a rich history of symbolism, the Japanese maple tree has played an important part in art, gardening and even poetry for hundreds of years. This variety of tree is considered a symbol of grace personified and is associated with peace and serenity of the world’s elements. Maple trees are a symbol of strength and endurance. In China, the maple is associated with honour, and its leaves are a motif in Japanese ukiyo-e paintings representing love and autumn.

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