Aoyagi Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum 'Aoyagi'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||AY-ser pal-MA-tum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderately slow growing; reaches 12 to 20 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Poolside, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden, Small Spaces|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Hosta (Hosta); Black Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon); Azalea (Azalea); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures in hot summer areas. Mulch to keep root zone cool. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Apply slow-release fertilizer in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8