A. japonicum Attaryi
$34.99 – $84.99
Medium upright tree to 20 feet or more depending on climate and culture. Very strong grower and hardy. Leaves slightly larger but not as deepely cut as A. j. Aconitifolium. Strong orange and red fall colors. Sun/ part shade
Aka kawa hime
Aka kawa hime is a wonderful semi-dwarf palmatum with bright red bark in the winter. Aka kawa hime has lime green leaves which turn golden yellow and orange winter. Aka kawa hime maple is like a smaller version of Sango kaku. Growth to 6-8 feet in 10 years. Width to about 6' Sun/part shade. Hardy to -10° F
Acer circinatum Ki setsudoe
Ki setsudoe is a wonderful cultivar of Acer circinatum. Ki setsudoe has leaves that emerge bright red in the spring, turning coppery greenish red in the summer. It tends to have a slower growth rate than the speceies Acer circinatum, and its natural tendency is to grow into a multi-trunked large shrub of perhaps 10-12 ft. in height and width. Hardy like most circinatums this plant can tolerate a fair amount of sun but best growth is obtained with morning sun and afternoon shade. A real beauty!
A. japonicum Vitifolium
Vitifolium is a wonderful maple with an ever-changing appeal. Vitifolium has coppery orange Spring leaves which turn to deep green in summer. Late summer may have the leaves bronze into oranges and reds. Mature trees often have bright red seeds which contrast nicely with the deep green leaves of summer. Like most Japonicums, Vitifolium has spectacular fall colors of scarlet, yellow and orange on large grape-like leaves. Grows 18 feet tall and wide. Strong grower. Full sun, partial shade<
Aka shigisatsu sawa is a very nice reticulated cultivar which emerges with a beautiful unique spring color. In full sun, leaves develop a heavy tint of pink-red with contrasting dark green veins. Fall is firery orange and red. Growth to 8 feet. Sun/part shade.
These trees are green leafed species maples. That is they are seedlings of the genus Acer palmatum. They are beautiful in their own way all slightly different from one another. They are often hardier than cultivars and make a great choice for the gardener that is looking for a japanese maple for the first time. They are great for multiple plantings in the landscape or bonsai. Spring time color is light green with flecks of red from the leaf buds. As summer progresses the leaves turn a darker shade of green. Fall brings bright oranges and reds to the leaves. Very hardy. Under optimum conditions this tree can grow 30 feet high or more.