Aoyagi Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum 'Aoyagi'
|Description||A wonderful counterpart to the red-orange stems of a coral bark maple, Aoyagi displays bright pea green bark on bare stems in winter. Rich yellow, palmate leaves emerge in spring, develop a lively green summer color, then turn vibrant yellow in fall. An exquisite small tree with a striking upright form and a spreading canopy. Well-suited to containers. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderately slow growing; reaches 12 to 20 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Fall Color|
|Landscape Use||Container, Poolside, Small Spaces|
|Companion Plants||Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Hosta (Hosta); Black Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon); Azalea (Azalea); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
|Care||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
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.