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Acer palmatum 'Japanese Sunrise'

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

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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:
Non-patented

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:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral coriaceous On Jan 3, 2015, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

This tree's main selling point is the vivid winter color of the young bark, grading from yellow through orange to red. Fall foliage is yellow.

This is usually considered hardy in Z5.

Does not come true from seed.

Positive Iijima_Sunago On Nov 28, 2009, Iijima_Sunago from Saugerties, NY wrote:

I obtained this cultivar of Japanese Maple two years ago. It quickly adapted to and exploded with new growth (trunking up as well) in its new location. It is a beautiful piece, full of color from winter through all of the seasons! A definatly a keeper!

Regional...

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

Anniston, Alabama
Saugerties, New York
Lacey, Washington



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