Japanese Maple: Floating Cloud

acer palmatum: ukigumo
aka the ‘floating cloud’ maple
  • a small, slow-growing deciduous tree
  • divided, palmately lobed foliage
  • mottled and variegated leaves
  • white and green, pink tinged in Spring
  • orange-red in Autumn

H 4m
S 4m


moist well-drained

Purchased this Acer over a decade ago – it has been trouble free though always has a touch of leaf scorch. It’s slow growth makes it ideal for pots.
Spring 2021 – potted up to slightly larger size.