Cutleaf Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Seiryu')

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Acer palmatum Accepted
Acer palmatum var. dissectum Synonym

Also sold as:
Seiryū

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 8b
Plant Height: 10 to 15 feet (3-4.5m)
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 feet (2.5-3.5m)
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Best performance is in sun-dappled part shade. Leaves emerge light green with reddish tipped edges in spring, mature to medium green in summer and turn gold with orange and red hues in fall.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Reddish-purple
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: Harrogate Flower ShowDate: 2019-04-27
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Location: Shade garden Z6aDate: 2011-11-14November color.
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2018-11-04November color
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2019-11-10
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Location: Ornamental Plantings, Southold, NYDate: 2018-09-02
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Location: Shade garden Z6aDate: 2010-11-12This just glows in late afternoon light
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Location: Shade garden Z6aDate: 2011-11-14
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Location: Shade garden Z6aDate: 2011-11-14The bark color in spring and summer is lime green. Someone told m
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Location: Shade garden Z6aDate: 2011-11-14November color
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Location: Shade garden Z6aDate: 2010-04-15
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Location: Shade garden Z6aDate: 2010-04-08April opening.I just think this tree is so colorful in all season
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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-06-04Nice look for spring.
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-07-29
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-07-29
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-07-29
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Location: Ornamental Plantings, Southold, NYDate: 2018-09-02
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2019-11-10
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