Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Villa Taranto')

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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: 6-10ft
Plant Spread: 4-7ft
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Best performance is in sun-dappled part shade, but best fall color is usually in full sun. Leaves emerge reddish-purple in spring, mature to green with red overtones in summer and turn golden orange in autumn. Foliage tends to leaf out early in spring and
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Reddish-purple
Flower Time: Other: April
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


Photo gallery:
Location: Saint Helena Island, SCDate: 2015-04-20
By ardesia
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Location: WADate: SummerThis is at its darkest color, this tree turns many colors in one
By cocoajuno
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Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
By Joy
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Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Japanese Maple Tree... by gerri3404 Jun 18, 2018 5:08 AM 2
Japanese Maple Group Buy! by finerliners Jun 16, 2013 10:23 PM 11

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