PlantsAcer→Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum var. amoenum 'Tsukushi Gata')

Common names:
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Also sold as:
'Tsukushigata'
'Chikushi Gata'
'Shikishigata'
'Shikushigata'
'Tsukishi Gata'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: up to 20 feet
Plant Spread: up to 18 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Known for color change through the seasons. Nearly black in spring with green veins. Summer color lighter, depending on sun exposure. Red in autumn
Fruit: Other: red samaras (keys) typical of maple species
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant

Pruned to shape

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Comments:
Posted by arctangent (Ann Arbor, Michigan - Zone 6a) on Oct 10, 2020 6:22 AM

The cultivar name 'Tsukushi Gata' translates as 'horsetail'

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