Acer palmatum ‘Bi Ho’
Japanese maple ‘Bi Ho’, Acer palmatum ‘Bihou’ , Acer palmatum ‘Bihoo’, Acer palmatum ‘Biho’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Bi Ho’ _ ‘Bi Ho’ is an upright, deciduous shrub or small tree with orange-flushed, golden-yellow stems bearing palmate, yellow-green leaves divided into five lance-shaped, toothed lobes. Leaves are flushed pink in spring, turning yellow and orange in autumn. Red flowers in spring are followed by winged, red-flushed, green seed pods.
Yellow-green, Flushed pink in Spring; Yellow-green in Summer; Yellow, Orange in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Horse chestnut scale , Aphids
Tar spot , Honey fungus , Verticillium wilt
Pruning group 1. Prune in late autumn to midwinter. Will be prostrate unless staked to desired height.
Grafting, Softwood cuttings
WHERE TO GROW
Acer palmatum ‘Bi Ho’ (Japanese maple ‘Bi Ho’) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.
Architectural, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Rock
Grow in moist but well-drained, acid or neutral soil. Leaf colour is best in part shade but tolerates full sun. Leaf scorch can by caused by dry soil or excessive exposure to frost, sun, or wind when leaves are young.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West