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Introducing Acer palmatum 'Inaba-shidare', a mature Japanese Maple tree that brings an unparalleled elegance and vibrant color to any garden or landscape. Renowned for its deeply lobed leaves and cascading form, this ornamental tree is a favorite among gardeners seeking to add a touch of sophistication and seasonal beauty.

Key Features:

  • Spectacular Foliage: The standout feature of Acer 'Inaba-shidare' is its striking foliage. In spring and summer, the deeply lobed leaves display a rich, deep red to burgundy hue. In autumn, the foliage transforms into a brilliant crimson, providing a stunning display of seasonal color.
  • Graceful Cascading Form: This Japanese Maple boasts a beautiful weeping, cascading habit. Its gracefully arching branches create an elegant silhouette that adds a sense of movement and tranquility to the garden.
  • Architectural Elegance: With its mature size and distinctive form, 'Inaba-shidare' serves as an impressive focal point in any landscape. Whether as a standalone specimen or part of a mixed border, it enhances the garden with its architectural presence.
  • Shade Tolerant: While it thrives in full sun to partial shade, this maple is particularly well-suited for shaded areas where its vibrant foliage can brighten up darker corners of the garden.
  • Low Maintenance: Acer 'Inaba-shidare' is relatively easy to care for, requiring minimal maintenance once established. It is hardy and adaptable to various soil types, making it a resilient choice for a wide range of garden settings.
  • Year-Round Interest: Beyond its stunning foliage, the tree's intricate branching pattern and attractive bark provide visual interest even in the winter months, ensuring your garden remains captivating throughout the year.

Planting and Care:

To ensure your Acer 'Inaba-shidare' thrives, plant it in a location with well-drained soil and partial shade to protect it from harsh afternoon sun. Water regularly during the establishment phase and during dry periods thereafter. Minimal pruning is required, though you can trim any dead or damaged branches to maintain its shape and health.

Enhance your garden with the timeless beauty and graceful presence of Acer 'Inaba-shidare'. This mature Japanese Maple promises to be a focal point of elegance and vibrant color, creating a landscape that is both serene and visually stunning. Embrace the charm of 'Inaba-shidare' and enjoy a garden that evolves with the seasons, offering continuous delight throughout the year.


Acer palmatum 'Inabar-Shidar' 50L 170cm

Estimated delivery between 18 -21 Jul

Free Standard Delivery over £150
Eco Friendly Packaging Materials.
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Product Information

✓ Partial Shade Lover

✓ Spring-Autumn Colour

✓ 10 years to achieve eventual height

✓ Deciduous Shrub

✓  Bushy Habit

Supplied in a 35L grower's pot at a height of 150cm

Delivery Options

Delivery information for UK Mainland Deliveries: 

Our price for Standard Delivery is £5.99. This price is the same regardless of how many items you purchase! If you spend £150.00 or above, Standard Delivery is free. Standard Delivery takes 2-6 Working Days. 


Next Working Delivery is £9.99. Please place your order by 2pm Monday – Thursday. Please note deliveries are carried out by a third party courier; therefore, we cannot guarantee our Next Day Delivery Service. During very busy periods, Next Working Day delivery may be temporarily unavailable. 

Postcode and delivery exclusions apply.


Images are used for illustrative purposes only. Due to the maturity of the plant and the time of the year, plants may not arrive looking like our images. 

2.5-4m x 2.5-4m
Full Sun / Partial Shade
well-drained acidic soil
Fully Hardy

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