Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum Open Pollinated

  • Deciduous small tree to 6m
  • Light green leaves turning red in autumn
  • Suited to containers and bonsai

Standard seed packet, 25 seeds

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'Japanese Maple' seeds

Acer palmatum

  • Deciduous small tree to 6m
  • Light green leaves turning red in autumn
  • Suited to containers and bonsai

A small deciduous tree growing to 6m with five-lobed green leaves that turn orange or red in autumn. Insignificant flowers are followed by decorative winged seed pods that turn from green to pinkish red. 

Suited to growing in small gardens, courtyards and large containers. Seedlings can also be used for bonsai or as rootstock for grafting.

Seeds per gram: 65
Product code: I1-06

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 6mm
Season Spring and autumn
Germination 14-28 days @ 15-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 300cm
Plant Height 600cm
Position Full or part sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 3-4 years

*Notes: Stratification for 3 months prior to sowing is recommended for best germination. Seeds are dormant and may not germinate until ideal environmental conditions are met.


We deliver Australia wide.

All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

Shipping cost is calculated using all the items in your shopping cart and your delivery postcode. The table below outlines the delivery options and costs.

Order dispatch time is currently 1-3 business days plus delivery time.
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates or delivery timeframes, all delivery times are estimates only.


Order contains: Delivery options: Delivery cost per order
Small seed packets ONLY - Economy Delivery $3.00 or FREE on orders over $25 $5
Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $8.99
Express Delivery $15.00

BULK seed, garden supplies, tools, or accessories -

Parcel Delivery

Capped rate of $8.99

Express Delivery

Starting from $15.00
(Calculated by weight)
Live Plants - Live plants Capped rate of $10.00

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.


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