Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Ukigumo')

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Ukigumi

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: 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 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 12-15 feet
Plant Spread: 12-15 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Palmatum (deeply divided leaves), Mottled white and pink, 5-lobed leaves.
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Provides winter interest
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seed is viable.
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Grafting or Budding.

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Location: Everett, WADate: 2018-09-22
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2012-04-24foliage close up
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Location: At a nurseryDate: Apr 25, 2008 4:28 PM
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Location: At a nurseryDate: Apr 25, 2008 4:27 PM
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Location: Eastfork Japanese Maple Nursery near Vancouver, WADate: Spring 2009aka Floating Clouds Japanese Maple
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Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
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Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
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Japanese Maple Group Buy! by finerliners Jun 16, 2013 10:23 PM 11

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