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Acer shirasawanum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: Leaves turn from lime green to crimson in autumn

Uses: Sheltered gardens

Zones: 6-8

Description: Some confusion surrounds this Japanese species, a number of maple specialists believing that it is synonymous with Acer japonicum ?Aureum?, the gold full-moon maple. A tree to 20 ft (6 m) of rounded form, it is appreciated for its lime green spring

Growth Habit: Multi-branched rounded habit

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