Acer buergerianum drill 5-1

€480.00 TTC
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The Maple Burger is a deciduous bonsai, appreciated for its small size and leaf coloration in spring and fall. Its vigour and rapid growth result in large trunks that express power.

+ Location: outdoors all year round
+ Origin: Japan, Korea, China
+ Colors: bronze, green, red, orange, yellow

Waist 60 cm
Height Entre 40 et 80 cm
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Trident maple, or Burger maple in bonsai

The bark is very decorative and peels off in patches, revealing light orange areas. Burger maple is extremely vigorous, especially when grown in the ground, and you can get towering trunks with beautiful nebari quickly this way.

Did you know? It owes its name to the shape of its three-lobed leaves. It is a very robust tree that can grow up to 10 meters tall when grown in the ground.

If you're looking for a bonsai maple that's easy to grow and gives an interesting result quickly, then Burger Maple is for you!

Growing Tips

Location : Outside all year round, protect the pot to prevent the roots from freezing in winter and shelter it from the wind that is too cold. The burger is less hardy than the palmatum, so it will be necessary to protect it in winter as soon as the temperatures drop below -3°C. On the other hand, it tolerates the sun quite well, but still prefer an eastern exposure to avoid overheating in the middle of summer. It handles hot winds quite well and the leaves are less likely to toast than other Japanese maples. But that's no reason to take unnecessary risks; Grow it in partial shade by watering regularly in summer. In spring and fall, you can put it in full sun to promote small internodes (spring) and beautiful orange colors (in fall).

Watering : Maple trees need a substrate that is always moist. Water it regularly while allowing the root ball to dry out slightly between waterings to avoid excess water.  In spring/summer, watering will be done regularly, in hot weather, it's every day ! On the other hand, in winter, water according to the soil monitoring you do. Thanks to the rain and cold, you won't necessarily need to water regularly since the substrate will remain moist.

To do it right: Don't hesitate to water the entire root ball up to the roots, the water will drain through the holes under the pot or bathe it in water (drenching) for a few minutes, to be sure to water it well. We do not recommend putting a cup/container under your pot because the water will stagnate and can cause root rot.  (Too much water = asphyxiation).

Repotting & Substrate: Maple trees are understory species that thrive in cool soils. So avoid planting it in a substrate that drains too much or pottery that is too fine. Repot in the spring, every two years, as soon as the buds start to swell.

In the nursery, we use agricultural potting soil which is composed of black peat peat, blond peat, eco-aged, topsoil, horse manure, pozzolana.

Size : During the winter, when the leaves have fallen, you can prune the structure and remove unnecessary branches. During the growing season, shorten the twigs to one pair of leaves with a good pair of scissors.

Fertilization : In the nursery, we use blue tomato/flower fertilizer NPK 12 12 17. Put a handful on the substrate (small or large depending on the size of the pot) from May to October, every 2 months.

» Burger Maple Bonsai: The Complete Guide

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All our bonsai trees are unique. That's why they're referenced by numbers. These do not indicate the age of the tree. If you would like to know more about it, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

We ship throughout France and neighbouring countries that are part of the EU. 

We take care to pack each bonsai in custom-made wooden crates or reinforced cartons . The tree is well protected and tied to prevent any risk of breakage.

Depending on the size and weight of your bonsai, shipping is carried out by specialized carriers: DPD (under 30kg) or GEODIS (+30kg).

Our priority is that the delivery goes smoothly. For this reason, shipments are rarely made on weekends and never during heat waves, to prevent your bonsai from transacting for too long. We also regularly check and verify the tracking of your packages. 

Don't hesitate to visit our delivery page to find out more. 

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The + of our bonsai nursery

The bonsai tree you see in the picture is really the one you are going to receive. To find out the dimension, refer to the scale on the side. Each product is unique and we take care to take photos that give you the most accurate preview possible of what you will receive.

All bonsai are produced in our large nursery in Lot-et-Garonne. They are therefore perfectly adapted to the climate of France, which is not always the case with Japanese imports.

We have more than 1000 bonsai trees for sale at the nursery and tens of thousands under cultivation and work. This site is only a meagre representation of our production, but it is impossible for us to put all our stock online. So if you're passing by, don't hesitate to visit us!