Acer pseudosieboldianumItem #6020 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
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This extremely adaptable and hardy small tree is ideal for northern gardens where Japanese Maples won't survive. Unique small purple flowers appear in spring as new foliage emerges. Distinctly lobed green leaves provide a blaze of vivid color in the fall, with hues of yellow, orange and scarlet. A beautiful landscape accent or container specimen.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:AY-ser soo-do-see-bold-ee-AH-numPlant type:TreeDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:PyramidalAverage landscape size:Reaches 15 to 25 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:Purple
- CareCare InformationProvide moist, organically rich, well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Thrives in sun to bright, sun-dappled locations. Avoid hot and dry sites. Protect from strong winds. Plant in a sheltered location in coldest winter zones.Light Needs:Partial shade to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat
- History & LoreHistory:Acer pseudosieboldianum is native to the forested areas of China and Korea.Lore:Korean Maple (Acer pseudosieboldianum) draws its botanical name from another species; pseudo meaning false, in reference to the similarity of this tree to Acer sieboldianum which is native to Japan. Korean Maple is often referred to as purplebloom maple due to its unique flower color.