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Acer palmatum 'Red Spider' (Beni kumo-no-su)

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Acer palmatum 'Beni kumo-no-su' - Red Spider Japanese Maple

More About Acer palmatum Red Spider ('Beni kumo-no-su')

  • Upright habit with deeply cut foliage
  • Delicate foliage evokes a spider's web
  • Leaf colour is orange-red to greenish-bronze
  • Vivid scarlet fall colour




150-175 cm


100-125 cm

Red Spider Japanese Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best planted in a well-drained soil with high organic matter. Japanese maples are grown as specimen trees or multi-stemmed plants. Any pruning should be done in summer. Mulch well, but avoid heaping mulch against the stem. Most cultivars need full sun or light afternoon shade. 

Acer palmatum Red Spider ('Beni kumo-no-su') Characteristics

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