Acer palmatum / Acer palmatum polymorphum – Japanese Maple
*height & width at maturity
FOLIAGE: Small bright green palmate leaves, changing in Autumn to yellows, oranges and reds. Maples produce more brilliant colors in a cooler climate, especially when frosts occur.
FLOWERS and FRUIT: Insignificant red flowers
DESCRIPTION: This highly ornamental seedling tree is a welcome addition to any garden. The small fine foliage is deeply lobed. Leaves are bright green changing in Autumn to brilliant yellows, oranges and reds.
LANDSCAPE USES: Feature
TOLERANCES: Plant in full sun or partial shade. Keep well watered and mulched.
TREE CARE: Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.