Maple Trees for Sale in New Zealand

Harry and Lloyd from Wairere Nursery situated in Gordonton near Hamilton pride themselves in their carefully chosen and comprehensive selection of Maples, also known by their botanical name which is Acer. The Maple tree is unrivalled for grace, beauty, form and amazing autumn colour. Wairere stock both the upright and weeping Japanese varieties along with the larger, upright North American Maples. These are sometimes referred to as high worked and low worked. With exotic names like Viridis, Crimson Queen, Bloodgood, Katsura, Chisio, Senkaki, Flamingo, Shaina, Shindeshojo and Osakazuki, Maples will add that something special to any planting scheme. The weeping varieties also look fabulous in a container. For expert advice on which Maple is right for your garden pop along to the nursery situated at 826 Gordonton Road, Hamilton or simply browse the Wairere web-site www.wairere.co.nz to make your selection. Wairere are experienced in packaging and freighting plants throughout New Zealand so your precious new Maple can be delivered direct to your door before you have even got the spade out!


Acer Nigrum L/W

If you want a really special feature tree then this could be the Maple for you. The large 5 lobed leaves are in tones of crimson to dark purple. Forms an upright tree with a rounded head. Will grow in sun or semi-shade as long as sheltered from strong winds. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

Colour: Yellow
Habit: Upright
Height: 7m x 5m


Available for purchase online at Wairere Nursery


Acer Beni Schichihenge

Maple. Probably one of the prettiest variegated foliage trees available. The five-lobed leaves have silvery-white margins combined with tones of green and rosy red. Particularly beautiful in spring. Plant in a sheltered spot in deep acid soil for best results. Deciduous.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 3m


Available for purchase online at Wairere Nursery


Acer Chishio

A slow growing small Maple suitable for town gardens or a special container. Flame pink leaves burst forth in spring gradually turning a more subdued green.The vivid pink red tones return in autumn. Very attractive and desirable. Protect from strong winds. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Compact
Height: 1.3m x 1m


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Acer Bloodgood L/W

The name may not be the most desirable but the tree certainly is. The rich red, spring foliage is finely dissected and holds its colour well throughout summer. In autumn the leaves turn a deeper shade of red before falling. Neat and tidy upright habit. RHS AGm. Deciduous. Est. 10 yr growth.

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 4m x 3m


Available for purchase online at Wairere Nursery


Acer Burgundy Lace

A great Maple for those that love deep wine foliage. The attractive dissected leaves remain a gorgeous shade of red all year round intensifying in the autumn. Very pretty and dainty. Lovely landscape feature tree. Protect from hot dry winds and afternoon sun. Deciduous.

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 3m x 2.5m


Available for purchase online at Wairere Nursery


Acer Crimson Princess H/W

Japanese Maple. A pretty little weeping Maple with red stems and foliage through spring-summer. Bronze scarlet tones in autumn prior to leaf fall. Lovely feature plant that will provide a soft cascading effect. Shelter from harsh wind and hot sun. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Weeping
Height: 100cm x 150cm


Available for purchase online at Wairere Nursery


Acer Heartbeat L/W

Japanese Maple. Deeply dissected fine foliage that emerges red in spring slowly turning green often with red tips. Crimson autumn tones prior to leaf fall. Develops a broad mounding shape. Prefers a sheltered spot with deep cool soil. Deciduous. Suitable for container growing. Est.10yr.growth.

Habit: Weeping
Height: 1.5m x 2.5m


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Acer Inabe Shidare H/W

A gorgeous little weeping Maple with delicate, lacy, purple foliage on graceful pendulous branches. Use as a focal point either in the garden or a special container. Happiest in morning sun or semi-shade with protection from harsh wind. Delicious and deciduous. Est. 10yr. growth.

Colour: Red
Habit: Weeping
Height: 1.5m x 2m


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Acer Lion Heart H/W

A beautiful Japanese Maple with strong horizontal branches draped in purple-red fingers of lacy foliage that droop towards the tip. The foliage has more green tones in summer before colouring up once again prior to leaf fall. Happiest in a sheltered position. Deciduous.

Colour: Red
Habit: Arching
Height: 3.5m x 3m


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Acer Seiryu

A very pretty upright Maple with fine, lacy, bright green foliage on graceful, slightly pendulous branches. The autumn colours are in tones of soft yellow and gold with hints of red. Plant in morning sun or semi-shade with protection from strong winds. RHS AGM. Deciduous. Est. 10 yr. growth.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright
Height: 3m x 2.5m


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Acer Tamukeyama H/W

A very attractive weeping Maple that forms a broad head of cascading foliage. The leaves are deeply dissected and coloured a delicious dark purple-red. Happy in a special container or the garden in a sheltered, semi-shaded position. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Weeping
Height: 1.5m x 2m


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Acer Tamukeyama L/W

A graceful weeping Maple with gently arching branches. The foliage is finely dissected and dark maroon purple. Looks stunning in a container but equally would make an outstanding feature in the garden. Happiest in morning sun or semi-shade with protection from strong winds. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Weeping
Height: 1.5m x 2m


Available for purchase online at Wairere Nursery


Acer Viridis H/W

If you want a weeping maple then this is one of the best. Intricate and delicate soft fresh green foliage on graceful pendulous branches. The autumn tones are gold and yellow. Plant in morning sun or semi-shade and protect from harsh wind. Suitable for a container. Deciduous. Est. 10yr.growth.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Weeping
Height: 1m x 1m


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Acer Viridis L/W

If you want a weeping maple then this is one of the best. Intricate and delicate soft fresh green foliage on graceful pendulous branches. The autumn tones are gold and yellow. Plant in morning sun or semi-shade and protect from harsh wind. Suitable for a container. Deciduous. Est. 10yr.growth.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Weeping
Height: 100cm x 100cm


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Acer Kamagata H/W 90cm

An exceptional Maple for smaller spaces. Upright and slow growing with dainty soft green foliage attractively dissected. Amazing tones of orange in autumn. Plant in sun or semi-shade with protection from harsh winds. Deciduous. Est. 10 yr. height.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1.5m


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Acer Mikawa Yatsubusa

Japanese Maple. What a special little tree this is with an outstanding structure and interesting over-lapping foliage. The new leaves emerge a light green maturing to fresh bright green. A lovely Maple for smaller gardens or a container. Plant in a sheltered spot. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Compact
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Acer Mikawa Yatsubusa H/W

Japanese Maple. What a special little tree this is with an outstanding structure and interesting over-lapping foliage. The new leaves emerge a light green maturing to fresh bright green. A lovely Maple for smaller gardens or a container. Plant in a sheltered spot. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

Habit: Compact
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Acer Red Pygmy

Japanese Maple. Beautiful lobed, lacy foliage, dark purple in spring, maturing to a bronze-green tone before turning fiery red in autumn. Densely branched and overall a very nice dainty tree. Plant in a sheltered spot with protection from harsh wind and sun. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

Habit: Upright
Height: 3m x 1.5m


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Acer Shaina

This is an excellent small tree that will grow happily in a container or the garden. The branches and leaves are an attractive wine red which deepens slightly in autumn. Good compact upright habit. Happiest in the sun or semi-shade with protection from harsh winds. Deciduous.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 2m


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Acer Shindeshojo L/W

A very popular Maple and deservedly so. Outstanding brilliant red and shrimp pink spring foliage that slowly turns green. In autumn the leaves are once again fiery shades of red. Plant in morning sun or semi shade with protection from harsh winds. Deciduous. Est. 10 yr. growth.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 3m


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Acer Trompenburg L/W

A slender upright growing Maple with deep shiny purple foliage that turns to deep crimson red in autumn. Quite hardy and vigorous but as with all Maples will perform better with protection from harsh winds. Introduced from the Trompenburg Arboretum in Rotterdam. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright
Height: 9m x 3m


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Acer Tsukushi Gata

Japanese Maple. Wide seven-lobed leaves emerge a dark purple tone in spring and are set against light green stems. Foliage matures to bronze-purple in summer. Crimson tones in autumn prior to leaf fall. A nice upright specimen tree for a sheltered spot. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

Habit: Upright
Height: 4m x 3.5m


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Acer Ueno Yama

Japanese Maple. An upright form with lobed leaves that have distinctive orange tones as they emerge in spring. Gradually the leaves mature to a pale green. Orange-red in autumn. Plant in a sheltered position away from harsh wind and afternoon sun. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

Habit: Upright
Height: 3m x 3m


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Acer Ukon L/W

Something a bit different in the Maple family. Attractive lime green bark is offset by the pretty soft yellow spring foliage that gradually turns lime green. In summer the foliage is fresh green and in autumn deep gold. Plant in sun or semi-shade with protection from harsh wind. Deciduous.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright
Height: 3m x 2.5m


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Acer Wilson's Pink Dwarf

Japanese Maple. A truly beautiful dwarf Maple that is worthy of a special sheltered spot in the garden. The dainty lobed foliage emerges pink in spring later turning green with the odd white leaf here and there. Nice for a special container. Deciduous. Est.10yr.growth.

Habit: Compact
Height: 2m x 2m


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Acer Yasemin

Japanese Maple. A beautiful tall and elegant Maple with an upright habit. The spring leaves have 9-11 lobes and emerge shiny dark purple. Summer leaf colour has hues of bronze, red and green. Red tones in autumn prior to leaf fall. Plant in a sheltered spot. Est.10yr.growth.

Habit: Upright
Height: 4m x 3m


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Acer Rubrum

Rubrum. A beautiful tree from North America which has reddish branchlets and buds and attractive clusters of small red flowers in spring followed by 'winged' seeds. The large palmate leaves are green in summer turning rich crimson red in autumn. Grows well in cool areas with rich moist soil. Deciduous.

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 10m x 5m


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Acer Bowhall

Maple rubrum. A handsome form of the Canadian Maple that is valued for the columnar shape and excellent autumn colour. Fresh green, lobed leaves in spring and summer. Plant in a sheltered position with space to flourish. Deciduous.

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 10m x 5m


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Acer Brandy Wine

Maple rubrum. If you want a tree with brilliant and long lasting brilliant autumn colour then help yourself to some 'Brandy Wine'. Selected from the USA National Arboretum breeding programme this tree has large, fresh emerald green foliage that turns brilliant red then purple red in the autumn. Stunning large specimen tree. Deciduous.

Habit: Upright
Height: 10m x 5m


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Acer Red Sunset

Maple rubrum. An outstanding deciduous tree that is worthy of a special planting position where the spectacular autumn colour can really be enjoyed. The large glossy green leaves turn fiery orange and red from early autumn. Pyramidal shape when young and eventually forms a large round headed tree. Wow!

Colour: Pink Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 10m x 5m


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Acer Autumn Moon

A rare and beautiful Maple named for it's outstanding autumn foliage in shades of burnt orange. The new spring growth has tones of pale yellow and green with hints of orange on rounded leaves with shallow lobes. Plant in a sheltered, semi-shaded position. Deciduous. Est 10 year growth.

Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Height: 5m x 5m


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Acer Shiraz

An unusual little Maple with multi-toned variegated foliage. When the new leaves first emerge in spring they are a striking crimson pink, as they mature they turn to olive green and silver. Excellent fiery red tones in autumn. Happiest protected from afternoon sun and strong wind. Deciduous.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright
Height: 2.5m x 2m


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Acer Shishigashira

A slow growing Maple, commonly called the Lion's Head Maple as the dense tufts of crinkled foliage on each branch resemble the mane of a lion. The bright green leaves turn golden orange in autumn. Plant in full sun to part shade in moist well drained soil. Deciduous. Est. 10 yr. growth.

Habit: Upright
Height: 3m x 3m


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Acer Beni Otake

"Beni Otake" means red bamboo. The foliage emerges red in spring and holds it colour well into summer, before turning bronze and then green. Eventually forms a vase shaped tree. Prefers sun to partial shade in well drained soil. Deciduous. Est. 10 yr. growth.

Habit: Upright
Height: 2m x 1.5m


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Acer Sharps Pygmy

A slow growing dwarf Acer. The small disected leaves are green in spring and summer, changing to tones of orange and red in autumn. Plant is full sun to part shade. Prefers moist organically rich well drained soil. Deciduous. Est 10 yr. growth.

Habit: Upright
Height: 1.2m x 1.2m


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Acer Crimson Princess L/W

Weeping Maple. Deep red stems and dissected red foliage from spring to summer intensifying in tone prior to leaf fall. Lovely feature plant that will provide a soft cascading effect in the garden or a special container. Happiest with protection from strong wind. Deciduous. Est. 10yr. growth.

Colour: Red
Habit: Weeping
Height: 100cm x 150cm


Available for purchase online at Wairere Nursery


Acer Goshiki Kotohime

A unique dwarf Acer with small crinkled leaves. In spring lightly variegated rose pink leaves emerge. The colour of the foliage changes to green in summer and yellow and orange in autumn. This Acer will grow well in a container and is also great for bonsai. Plant is sun to part shade in well drained soil. Deciduous. Est. 10 yr. height.

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright
Height: 1.5m x 1m


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Acer Gwavas

Species from western China. Bronze-purple new growth turns olive green with prominent veins. Medium to large 5 lobed leaves. Upright spreading habit with smooth green stems turning silver with age. Yellow to orange autumn foliage. Deciduous.

Habit: Upright
Height: 6m x 3m


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Acer Winter Flame H/W 50cm

This lovely little Maple was bred in NZ. It has many features not the least being the fiery red stems that are a stand out in winter. The dissected spring foliage emerges green turning to yellow-green for summer and tones of red and orange prior to leaf fall.Deciduous.


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Acer Coonara Pygmy H/W 50cm

The new green leaves appear brushed with pink and gold in early spring on this little witches broom from Australia. 'Coonara Pygmy' forms a very dense irregular shaped small shrub at maturity. Fall color is a nice blend of reds and yellows and very good for a dwarf. Great for rock gardens, bonsai or containers.


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Acer Flavescens Oriental Branched

Japanese Maple. A small growing Maple with delicate, dissected lacy foliage in fresh green with the odd hint of yellow in spring. Autumn colour is yellow-orange prior to fall. Pretty in the garden or a special container. Prefers a sheltered spot away from harsh wind and sun. Est.10yr.growth.


Available for purchase online at Wairere Nursery

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