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Aureum Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Aureum'

Pronunciation: AY-ser pal-MA-tum
SKU #45033

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Description This wonderful small accent tree provides a pop of color from spring to fall. New leaves emerge yellow, maturing to chartreuse. Fall brings vivid hues of orange, yellow, or red. Provides great contrast to plants with dark green foliage. Deciduous.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Blooms Inconspicuous Spring Blooms
Mature Size Reaches 14 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color
Growth Rate Moderate
Landscape Use Accent
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Chartreuse
Companion Plants Pieris (Pieris); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Astilbe (Astilbe); Rhododendron (Rhododendron)
Care Thrives in average, evenly moist, well-drained soil, but adaptable to a range of soil conditions. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Prune in winter to shape or structure and to remove dead or damaged branches.

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