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Aka hosada is very nice new strap-leaf selection that is very sun hardy and very red. Aka hosasa tends to hold it’s color better than any other Linearlobium and even in mid summer heat. A small upright maple to about 6-8′.
A. japonicum O isami
O isami is a very nice Japonicum with habits similar to the genus - Open and spreading. Large orbicular green leaves turn brilliant fall colors of yellow to orange to red! Upright and sturdy growing. Oisami will reach to about 12-15 ' in 10 years.
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.
Acer circinatum Baby Buttons
cer circinatum Baby Buttons is a very nice cultivar of the vine maple. Baby Buttons is a dwarf maple with a round form. The beautiful green leaves are much smaller than the species. Baby Buttons prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil. 2' tall x 2' wide in 10 years. Very similar to Borts Broom - perhaps the same? Graft bulge often present. Hardy to -20 degrees. USDA zone 5.
Acer palmatum Pixie is like a miniature version of the Japanese maple Bloodgood. Pixie is a very nice red leaf dwarf maple that has leaves very similar to Bloodgood in that they are a bright red in spring gradually changing to deep red throughout the summer and bright scarlet in autumn. Pixie is one of Mendocino Maples favorite red leafed Japanese maples. Pixie will grow to about 6 -7' high and about 6-7' wide. Pixie can handle a lot of sun but give afternoon shade in real hot climates. Pixie is cold hardy and can handle down to zone 5, -15° F.
Abigail Rose is a wonderful dwarf Acer palmatum with variegated leaves like a miniature Alpenweiss or Higasayama, that has delicate reticulated leaves. Many leaves do not have variegation when young but as the tree matures more variegation develops. Fall color is orange. Abigail Rose is a small dwarf with slender twigs which will grow to 3-feet high and 1-foot wide in 10 years. Abigail Rose is susceptible to powdery mildew and needs to be placed where there is good airflow. Does best in morning sun afternoon shade. Can be difficult to grow - does not like cold wet springs and like to grow in drier climates.