A sturdy upright tree, maturing at 10-12′. Green summer leaves develop a distinctive fall coloration of golden-yellow suffused with rosy overtones, blending into light orange & red. The bark is green striped white. Sun-partial shade.
Japanese Maple Notes
- Acer palmatum, Acer shirasawanum, and Acer japonicum are all considered Japanese Maples
- Japanese Maples require well drained soil with even moisture
- Japanese Maples thrive in partial shade in most areas where they are hardy. In cool summer climates like the Pacific Northwest, most can be grown in full sun
- In climates with hot summers, most Japanese Maples will require some shade to thrive
- Sizes given in descriptions are average sizes of a 10-15 year old tree, in average conditions. Our experience with growing Japanese Maples is in the cool maritime climate of the Pacific Northwest; they may grow differently in your climate.
- Japanese Maples are pick up only- we do not ship them.