For best results with Acer Griseum (Paperbark Maple) garden trees plant them in moist but well drained soil. They will not thrive in soil that becomes waterlogged so add grit and well-rotted organic matter to clay soils before planting.  Water regularly until they become established. Low maintenance, they require minimal pruning – simply remove any dead branches and trim lightly to maintain their elegant canopy shape.

How to grow Acer Griseum

Position: Partial shade, full sun, sheltered

Foliage: Deciduous

Soil and site: Moist, well drained

Flowering time: Spring

Growth rate: Slow

Ultimate height and spread: To 10m, spread to 5 metres over 20+ years

Hardiness: Hardy

Aftercare: Water well until established, avoiding soil becoming waterlogged. Remove any dead branches and prune very lightly to maintain shape