Acer palmatum

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Japanese Maple


  • Soft spring leaves emerge to bright green foliage.
  • Bright red autumn colours.


  • Specimen tree in lawn.
  • Shade tree, ideal¬† around patio areas.
  • Park settings

Growing Conditions

  • Tolerant of a wide range of soils from good to infertile.
  • Moderately wind hardy.
  • Copes with drought once established but prefers moist soil.
  • Prefers light dappled shade but will also grow in full sun.


Height Width
5 year old tree 3.0m 2.0m
10 year old tree 5-6.0m 4.0m
Country of Origin:   Japan

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