|Grid reference||ST 17628 76944|
|Common name||Fernleaf fullmoon maple|
|Common name||Downy Japanese maple 'Aconitifolium'|
|Height||8M January 2016|
|Girth||132cm above graft January 2016|
This tree is on the east side of the Camellia Garden and is entangled with a Camellia.
General tree description
Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium' is a small bushy tree with smooth grey bark. Its leaves are broad and rounded, with 7 to 11 deeply cut lobes. Drooping clusters of red flowers with yellow anthers appear in spring with the bright green young leaves. The leaves turn a rich crimson colour in autumn.