Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Spring Delight')

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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
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)
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet (60-90 cm) in ten years
Plant Spread: 4 to 5 feet (1.2-1.5 m) in ten years
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Parentage: Viridis x unknown

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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2018-11-08
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Location: Shade garden Z6aDate: 2011-03-31Another view
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Location: Shade garden Z6aDate: 2011-03-31The skeletal form of this tree is just wonderful
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-10-14Spring Delight still retains the beautiful water fall effect.Cano
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Location: Shade garden Z6aDate: May 2010This collage showes early spring red tip leaves. They gradually t
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Location: Shade garden Z6aDate: 2010-05-14This tree has grown fast.Its just beautiful in all seasons.
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Location: Part Shade Zone 6Date: 2010-04-28Love these colors together
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Location: Part Shade Zone 6Date: 2010-03-19This is a March image.The structure of this tree is just fantasti
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-10-14This tree had overgrown the path and shaded an area of Japanese I
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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Dec 4, 2011 4:28 PM

I have lost two during the long, hot summers and intense sunshine. They do best with afternoon shade and protection here.

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