Growing guide

How to grow Japanese maples

Japanese maples are easy to grow in containers or in the ground, with most preferring a sheltered, shady spot. Small and slow growing with a graceful habit and beautiful foliage, they're the perfect choice for even the tiniest of gardens.

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