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Autumn Moon Fullmoon Maple

Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon'

SKU
03033
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.
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Botanical PronunciationAY-ser shir-ah-sa-WAN-um
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 8 to 12 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Privacy Screen
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Companion PlantsAzalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)

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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