Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Red Wood')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Leaves: Good fall color

Fall color, in full shade

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Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Dec 2, 2016 7:05 PM

This is a tall vase-shaped Japanese maple, with distinctive red bark. The leaves are smallish, emerging green with a red margin around the edges, and turning pale yellow in the fall. Mine is growing in full shade under mature fir trees, with elderberries and snowberries at its feet.

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