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Acer japonicum


Order: Sapindales
   Family: Aceraceae
            Genus: Acer
                        Specie: Acer japonicum

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: Leaves with 7 to 11 pointed lobes turn yellow, orange and crimson in autumn

Uses: Specimen tree Autumn color

Zones: 6-8

Description: From the mostly dry and sunny mountain forests of Japan, this is a broadly spreading small tree to 30 ft (9 m). Leaves are rounded in outline but with 7 to 11 sharply toothed, pointed lobes. All turn a brilliant combination of yellow, orange and crimson i

Growth Habit: Spreading multi-branched habit

Comments: Many cultivars available

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