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Acer palmatum

Acer palmatum
Japanese Maple
 
    Acer palmatum in a 24 in. box
Acer palmatum - Flower
Acer palmatum Leaves with salt burn
Acer palmatum - Fruit
Acer_palmatum_Dissectum_Leaf_5-15-00.JPG (63900 bytes)
Family: Aceraceae - Maple
Plant Type: [ x ] Tree [ x ] Shrub [ ] Vine
Average Maximum Height: Large : [ ] Tree over 75 ft. [ x ] Shrub over 10 ft.
Medium : [ ] Tree 25 - 75 ft. [ ] Shrub 4 - 10 ft.
Small : [ x ] Tree under 25 ft. [ ] Shrub under 4 ft.
Spread: [ ] Wide : Wider than it is tall
[ x ] Medium : From 1/2 height to equal the height
[ ] Narrow : Less than 1/2 the height
Foliage: [ x ] Deciduous [ ] Semi-deciduous [ ] Evergreen
Exposure: [ x ] Full Sun - at coast or in Northwest [ x ] Partial Shade - Best in So. California
[ ] Full Shade
Ornamental Flowers: [ ] Yes [ x ] No
Flower Color:
(If yes on #8 above)
[ ] Red, Rose, Pink [ ] Yellow, Orange [ ] White, Cream
[ ] Blue, Lavender, Violet [ ] Other
Primary Time of Bloom
(If yes on #8 above)
[ ] Winter [ x ] Spring [ ] Summer [ ] Fall
Ornamental Fruit: [ ] Yes [ x ] No
Cold Hardy: [ ] 30 deg. F [ ] 20 deg. F [ ] 10 deg. F
[ ] 0 deg. F [ x ] Below 0 deg. F -10 deg. F
Drought Tolerance:
[ ] Very - Class 1 [ ] Somewhat - Class 2
[ x ] Average - Class 3 [ ] Poor Tolerance - Class 4
Comments: [ ] Fall foliage Color [ ] Coastal Tolerance [ ] Edible Fruit [ ] Poisonous
[ ] Other
Additional Notes:  
   
   
Last Updated: 10/12/2014

Contact

Leah Rottke
Program Coordinator
Email: leah.rottke@gcccd.edu
Phone: 619-660-4261

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