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Fernleaf Full-Moon Maple

Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'

Pronunciation: AY-ser juh-PON-ih-kum a-kon-eye-tee-FOH-lee-um
SKU #00052
5-7

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OVERVIEW
Description Graceful, rounded, small tree with spectacular, deeply cut, dark green leaves that turn a rich ruby-crimson color in autumn. Thrives in climates with moderate to cool summers. An outstanding understory accent for a woodland garden or any dappled shade setting, especially effective in fall. 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, 15 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Fall Color
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Rounded
CARE
Care Provide average, well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures in extremely hot climates. Mulch to keep root surface cool. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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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.