Aureum Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum 'Aureum'
Pronunciation: AY-ser pal-MA-tum
|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.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-7
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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.