Japanese Maple - Acer palmatum

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Exquisite small tree with branched stems forming a rounded crown. Deeply lobed, light green leaves have lovely Fall Colour. Japanese maples are generally grown for their attractive foliage and shape. Excellent specimen tree.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Modern
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
10-20'
Spread: 
10-20'
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 5
Average: 3.6 (7 votes)

Water regularly as needed. Drought tolerant once established. Feed in spring with all purpose fertilizer prior to new growth. Little pruning is necessary but try to promote a central leader and strong branching structure when young. Prefers moist, acidic soil with filtered sun.

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