Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum)

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Common names:
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Botanical names:
Acer palmatum Accepted
Acer palmatum f. elegans Synonym
Acer palmatum f. scolopendrifolium Synonym
Acer palmatum f. atropurpureum Synonym
Acer palmatum f. volubile Synonym
Acer ornatum Synonym
Acer palmatum f. versicolor Synonym
Acer palmatum f. linearilobum Synonym
Acer palmatum f. atrolineare Synonym
Acer roseomarginatum Synonym
Acer palmatum var. dissectum Synonym
Acer palmatum f. rubrum Synonym

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: 10-25 feet
Plant Spread: 10-25 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Leaf colors are variable, typically changing from spring to summer and usually producing excellent fall color. Foliage tends to leaf out early in spring and is subject to damage from late spring frosts.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Reddish-purple
Flower Time: Spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

The beauty of Bark, Flowers, and LeavesThe beauty of Bark, Flowers, and Leaves
April 25, 2010

As spring unfolds its true majesty, we gasp at the beauty of spring flowers and rightly so. But there are also some wonderful delights to see in plants, in their bark or in the colour and texture of their leaves.

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Location: Fort WorthDate: 2017-11-18
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Location: Ft Worth Botanic, TxDate: 2017-11-18Japanese Garden - very peaceful
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Date: 2015-04-15
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Location: Ft Worth BotanicDate: 2017-11-18
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Location: Ft Worth Botanic, TxDate: 2017-11-18
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Location: My sister's garden in Bakersfield, CADate: Dec. 2, 2011Fall foliage - great color for Bakersfield!
By Betja
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2016-05-04
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Location: My sister's garden in Bakersfield, CADate: Dec. 2, 2011Incredible fall foliage color for Bakersfield!
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2016-05-09
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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2008-04-21
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Location: Wayneboro MSDate: 2005-11-29
By hementia
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Location: My sister's garden in Bakersfield, CADate: Dec. 2, 2011Great fall color for Bakersfield!
By Betja
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Location: Greenwich Park (Royal Park) London, England.Date: 2013-10-18
By NEILMUIR1
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Location: Autumn maple leaves (momiji) at Kongobu-ji on Mount Koya, a UNESCO World Heritage SitePhoto courtesy of: 663highland
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-11-23
By janwax
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Location: Southwest Georgia Date: 2016-04-08Close up of leaves, top.
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-04-29
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-03-07
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-05-22
By jmorth
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-04-18
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Location: RHS Wisley, UK.Bonsai
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Location: central IllinoisDate: March 2016
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Comments:
Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 2, 2012 10:29 AM

Honey bees get nectar and light yellow pollen from this plant.

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