The Plant Company

Bringing your garden to life


01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:30


The Plants

Acer palmatum 'Orangeola'

japanese maple

Photo of Acer palmatum 'Orangeola'


'Orangeola' changes personality all season long. It emerges with tones of green and orange in early spring and as the sun works it's magic on the foliage it quickly turns purple. Next as spring turns into summer the older leaves start to slowly turn green, this process happens over a number of weeks during which the leaves appear molted with infused colors of green and purple washed across each leaf. About the time the entire plant becomes green in mid to late summer 'Orangeola' decides it is time to grow again, putting out red new growth that lays over the older foliage. Then in autumn it really puts on a show with traffic stopping bright orange-red leaves.


  • Trees

Award of Garden Merit

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Slow growing


  • Beds and borders
  • Cottage style garden
  • Woodland area
  • Contemporary style garden
  • Japanese style garden
  • Containers
  • Specimen

Special features

  • Low maintenance
  • Autumn interest
  • Architectural

Care instructions

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. Provide shelter from cold winds and late frosts.


Size: Medium

Pot size: 3 litre

Eventual height: 400cm

Eventual spread: 250cm


  • Light shade


  • South
  • East
  • West

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal
  • Clay

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral