Acer palmatum 'Amagi shigure' (Japanese selection)

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    27th May 2021 and the colours of an individual leaf on this cultivar are just so special, I could just stare at it for so much time no other work would get done in my garden.
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    18th June 2021 and after all the heat comes some very welcome rain. So Amagi shigure had to have a photo.
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    Update: in full shade
     

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    Holding the dark colour and veining pretty well this year in a shady spot under a tulip tree.
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    I think im going to find a spot with a bit more sun for mine. I like the more reddish color.
     
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    3rd July 2021 and my Amagi shigure before all the rain hits the UK.
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    10th July 2021 and as promised a very wet Amagi shigure. So much rain in England this Summer. Reminds me of my childhood.
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    19th July 2021 and after several very hot days here in Southern England, my Amagi shigure is doing OK.
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    10th April 2022 and after a few overnight frosts, my Amagi shigure is coping and ready to show itself for this season.
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    Fully leaved out further down south here.
     

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    That sea air keeps the frosts away. At least two weeks ahead of mine and looking amazing.
     
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    My new one, arrived yesterday in lovely condition. Must admit my heart sank when I received notice that it was put in the post on Thursday before the long weekend, but to my surprise it was delivered on a bank holiday.
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    Hope I've got the right thread?
     
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    Yes you have N, and WOW.
     
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    Beautiful 'Amagi shigure'!
     

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    You can spot Amagi shigure from a long way away in the garden at this time of year, it is a very bright tone, and looks lovely close up with the dark veins.
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    1st May 2022 and I thought I would add mine this morning. As has already been said, this one stands out at this time of the year.
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    7th May 2022 and one that your eyes are drawn to every morning in my garden at this time of year.
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    12th May 2022 and it's hard not to just stop and look at this one every morning in my garden. Give it some protection and it will reward.
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    6th July 2022 and nearly 2 months on and into Summer colours now. A quite pleasant shade of reds IMO.
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    14th May 2023 and my Amagi shigure loving some warm sunshine this morning.
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    23rd June 2023 and I thought a nice closeup and a farther away one of my Amagi shigure for this posting today. It is enjoying all this sunshine btw.
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    10th October 2023 and my Amagi shigure was very happy with the damp conditions this morning.
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    20th October 2023 and some very wet leaves on my Amagi shigure.
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