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PlantFiles: Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum 'Suminagashi'

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Family: Sapindaceae (sap-in-DAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Acer (AY-ser) (Info)
Species: palmatum (pahl-MAY-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Suminagashi
Additional cultivar information: (aka Sumi nagashi)

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Category:
Trees

Group:
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Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Burgundy
Smooth-Textured
Good Fall Color

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive otis On Jan 28, 2007, otis from Morrison, TN wrote:

The Japanese maple 'Suminagashi' has good red spring color that holds well through the growing season. I have found that it needs morning sun and afternoon shade. I propagate 'Suminagashi' from softwood cuttings.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Dublin, California
Garberville, California
Stanford, California
Green Cove Springs, Florida
Reno, Nevada
Columbus, Ohio
Eugene, Oregon
Arlington, Tennessee
Morrison, Tennessee
Longview, Washington
Kenosha, Wisconsin



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