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Paper Bark Maple tree for sale at our London garden centre, UK delivery.
Acer Griseum, Paper Bark Maple Tree, UK
Acer Griseum, Maple Trees, UK
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Nationwide UK deliveries (except a few outer postcodes).

STANDARD DELIVERY
(EXCEPT OUTER POSTCODES SEE BELOW):

Order Value Del. Cost
Below £50 No Delivery
£50-£300 £29.95
Over £300 Free

OUTER AREAS POSTCODE DELIVERY:

Destination Del. Cost
Channel Islands £145
Isle of Man £145
Isle of Wight £95
Northern Ireland £95
Republic of Ireland £95
Scotland & Scottish Highlands £75

Prices above for delivery of our standard sized plants/trees. Nationwide UK deliveries (except a few outer postcodes).

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Height Excluding Pot:
80-90cm (2ft 7-2ft 11)

Pot size: 10 Litres
Plant ID: 3125
Price: £50.00
30% Discount £35.00
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Height Excluding Pot:
1.5-1.75m (4ft 11-5ft 8)

Pot size: 12 Litres
Plant ID: 1049
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Acer Griseum - Paper Bark Maple

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Height Excluding Pot:
(4ft 11-5ft 8)

Pot size: 12 Litres

Price: £115.00
30% Discount £80.50
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Price: £115.00
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Height Excluding Pot:
2-2.5m (6ft 6-8ft 2)

Plant ID: 1016
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Acer Griseum - Paper Bark Maple

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Height Excluding Pot:
(6ft 6-8ft 2)

Price: £295.00
30% Discount £206.50
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Price: £295.00
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Acer Griseum, commonly known as the Paper Bark Maple is a deciduous tree that has peeling papery light brown bark. This bark looks stunning with the dark green three lobed shaped leaves that appear in early spring.
In autumn, this beautiful specimen showcases a fabulous display of rich autumn colours with the leaves progressively turning yellow, orange and then deepest red.  Acer Griseum is a beautiful specimen that will add a splash of colour to your garden throughout the seasons. Even during the bleak days of winter, after the tree has lost its foliage, it still makes an interesting garden specimen because of its diverse bark that stands out in stark contrast to the landscape. 
Acer griseum produces an eye-catching rounded globe-shaped canopy. It has an open growth habit. As the tree ages, the bark on the trunk starts to peel in paper lengths to reveal the tree’s new cinnamon bark. In the spring months, the tree produces tiny yellow flowers that are followed by winged seeds known as ‘samara’ which the wind blows to various locations. However, the seeds produced by today’s  Acer griseum trees are normally sterile so will not produce unwanted seedlings. 
The Paper Bark Maple grows best in full or partial sunlight. It likes well-draining moist soil. During extreme heat it prefers additional watering. Applying a layer of mulch around the base of the tree will help keep the soil moist during the height of summer. The Acer griseum prefers acidic soil but will cope well in any well drained fertile planting site. It will tolerate clay conditions if the clay readily drains. During the spring months, fertilize with a general purpose fertilizer to promote new growth.
The Acer griseum is native to China and was first introduced to Europe by seeds brought from China by Jesuit Missionaries. It was later introduced to the United States by E.H. Wilson in 1901. Mr. Wilson worked through the Arnold Arboretum.  
The Paper Bark Maple has a maximum height 5m with a spread 3m over 50 years. Its small stature makes it ideal for most gardens and landscapes.


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Paper Bark Maple tree for sale at our London garden centre, UK delivery.
Paper Bark Maple tree in early Autumn