Fernleaf Full-Moon Maple
Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||AY-ser juh-PON-ih-kum a-kon-eye-tee-FOH-lee-um|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 8 to 12 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Fantastic Fall Color|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 7