The Maple Society
For everyone with an interest in Japanese maples. An informative quarterly newsletter, a seed distribution list and a programme of talks and visits are among the many benefits of joining. An application form for membership can be obtained from: P.R.B. Brooks, White Owl Cottage, Trerulefoot, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 5DA
Alternatively, a membership form can be downloaded from their website at
Offering only the finest high quality and authentic Japanese products available. A comprehensive range of everything for the Japanese influenced garden and home and highly recommended.
A wide ranging catalogue of nurseries, societies and horticultural sites.
A comprehensive database covering gardening, retail and wholesale suppliers and the landscape industry.
Debbys Garden Links
A very catholic range of links that touches on all aspects of gardening and well worth visiting.
The following two Japanese sites have a wealth of information in English on maples and Japanese plants in general. There are also numerous links that with a few clicks will take you deep into everything Japanese. Don't worry if your Kanji is a little rusty; just dive in and prepare to be amazed by sites you didn't know even existed!
Maples and Japanese culture
A site owned by Hajime Hayasida covering not only Japanese maple species and cultivars but the genus as a whole. Also included are excellent illustrations of maples in the wild as well as spectacular autumn colour scenes.
Plants and Japan
An introduction to plants in Japan covering subjects as diverse as native orchids, bonsai and camellias, temple gardens and traditional garden design, parks and private gardens and much more. A highly recommended site from Masuchi Yamaguchi.
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