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Acer palmatum 'Kinran'

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Family: Sapindaceae (sap-in-DAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Acer (AY-ser) (Info)
Species: palmatum (pahl-MAY-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Kinran

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Category:
Shrubs
Trees

Group:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
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
Good Fall Color

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
By grafting
By budding

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive cactusdog29 On Mar 9, 2012, cactusdog29 from Lincoln, NE wrote:

I had great success with a Kinran maple. It was planted in a spot that was protected on the north and west, in dappled shade. What a great little tree! Slow growing, but beautiful throughout the year. When we moved and couldn't take it with us, we decided to find another Kinran for our new home.

Neutral berrygirl On Mar 16, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Acer palmatum 'Kinran' WOVEN W GOLDEN STRINGS Dec (z6)
Lacy & colorful, the 7 deeply-divided lobes of this 6-8'rounded shrub are deep bronze-red in spring, green-tinted-red in summer, & (the color for which it is famous) bright gold tinted crimson in fall. S-PSh/Med

Regional...

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

Garberville, California
Winnetka, Illinois
Inwood, Iowa
Lincoln, Nebraska
Greensboro, North Carolina



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