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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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Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-04-26
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-04-08
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2018-05-12
Location: Everett, WA at http://www.amazingmaples.net/
Date: 2014-04-29
Early spring
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2018-04-08
Location: At a local nursery 
Date: 2024-04-11
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2018-10-24
Location: Mukilteo, Washington
Date: 2017-04-09
From collection at http://www.amazingmaples.net
Location: Halls of Heddon, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Date: 2023-10-02
Location: PlantsPlus garden centre, Northumberland UK
Date: 2021-05-01
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 5-2008
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Date: 2018-04-12
Location: New Orleans 
Date: 2020-06-07
Late Spring coloration
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 5-2008
Location: My garden in Gent, Belgium
Date: 2012-03-14
Emerging leaves in spring
Location: My Mom's tree
Date: April
Uploaded by robertduval14
Location: New Orleans 
Date: 2020-06-07
Late Spring coloration
Location: My garden in Gent, Belgium
Date: 2012-04-27
Location: My garden in Gent, Belgium
Date: 2012-04-27
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 5-2008
Location: My garden in Gent, Belgium
Date: 2012-03-26

Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: At a local nursery 
Date: 2024-04-11
Location: Middle TN
Date: April 18, 2018
Uploaded by snarfie

Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: New Orleans 
Date: 2020-06-07
Acer Palmatum “Orange Dream” late Spring
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