Autumn Moon Fullmoon Maple
Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon'
Pronunciation: AY-ser shir-ah-sa-WAN-um
|Description||An outstanding small tree for city gardens with limited space. New growth unfurls yellow to burnt orange, with underlying tones ranging from orange, salmon and chartreuse for the remainder of the season. Exceptional fall foliage displays varying shades of gold to red. Thrives in cool summer regions. A must for collectors! Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slowly reaches 8 to 12 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color|
|Landscape Use||Container, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
|Care||Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil; shelter from drying winds. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures. Mulch to keep root surface cool. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.|
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.