Acer pal. Enkan
Acer pal. Enkan
Acer palmatum 'Enkan' is a beautiful cultivar of Japanese maple tree highly suited for the Irish climate. Its unique features make it a sought-after choice for gardens in Ireland.
Height/Spread: Acer palmatum 'Enkan' typically reaches a height of 10-15 feet (3-4.5 meters) with a spread of 8-12 feet (2.5-3.5 meters), creating an elegant and medium-sized tree that fits well in various garden settings.
Position: This cultivar thrives in partial shade to full sun in the Irish climate. It prefers a sheltered spot that offers protection from strong winds, especially in coastal areas. The adaptable nature of Acer palmatum 'Enkan' allows it to thrive in a range of garden positions.
Soil: Acer palmatum 'Enkan' prefers well-drained, fertile soil that is slightly acidic to neutral. It thrives in a variety of soil types, including loam, sandy loam, and clay loam. In the Irish climate, it is essential to ensure the soil remains consistently moist but not waterlogged.
Flowering Season: While Acer palmatum 'Enkan' is not primarily grown for its flowers, it produces small, inconspicuous red flowers in spring. However, it is primarily appreciated for its stunning foliage rather than its blooms.
Uses: Acer palmatum 'Enkan' is a versatile tree widely used for its ornamental value in Irish gardens. Its striking, deeply lobed leaves emerge in shades of vibrant red, which gradually transform to deep purple-red during the summer months. This captivating foliage provides a beautiful focal point in garden beds, borders, or as a standalone specimen. The compact size and graceful habit of Acer palmatum 'Enkan' also make it suitable for container planting, allowing it to grace patios, decks, or courtyards with its vibrant colors.
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