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PlantFiles: Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum 'Ukigumo'

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

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Category:
Shrubs
Trees

Group:
Palmatum (deeply divided leaves)

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:
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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:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Nanthawat On May 23, 2014, Nanthawat from Portland, OR wrote:

This plant gets better with age.

Regional...

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

Castro Valley, California
Garberville, California
San Jose, California
San Leandro, California
Pekin, Illinois
Indianapolis, Indiana
Tupelo, Mississippi
Millbrook, New York
Saugerties, New York
Gastonia, North Carolina
Mansfield, Ohio
Portland, Oregon
Anacortes, Washington
Olympia, Washington



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