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 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 8 to 12 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 10 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Other: Leaves emerge golden-yellow with rose-pink edges, mature to chartreuse and finally to bright yellow and orange shades in autumn.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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Common names
  • Japanese Maple
  • Maple

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