Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum var. amoenum 'Utsu Semi')

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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 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 9-12ft
Plant Spread: 9-12ft
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Noted for its heavy-textured green leaves that acquire showy shades of purple and scarlet in fall. Leaves emerge bright green in spring. Foliage tends to leaf out early in spring and is subject to damage from late spring frosts.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Reddish
Flower Time: Other: April

Brilliant red fall foliage

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