jap maples - Knowledgebase Question

Angier, No
Question by miperritobel
April 28, 2010
Thanks for your help... my question is, how close to my house can I plant a tall jap maple?? its still little but I know it will grow up to 7 ft tall after many many years... :-)

Answer from NGA
April 28, 2010


Your Japanese maple will grow about 5' wide at maturity so you'll want to keep it about 6' away from your house to provide enough room to walk behind it for maintenance and to provide good air circulation around it. If you plan on keeping it pruned to a smaller size, you can plant it a little closer. Hope this answers your question!

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