Golden Fullmoon Maple; Shirasawa Maple
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Slow-growingMature Height - 10-20 feet tallMature Width - 10-20 feet wideLongevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Reddish-purple flowers in erect corymbs bloom in spring.Fruit - Attractive red samaras up to 3/4" long, which contrast with the foilage.Leaf - 11-13 lobed leaves, 2.5" across; leaves golden yellow (sometimes edged with red); lobes sharply and irregularly toothed, ovate and lanceolate; sinuses shallowFall Color - Handsome golden yellowBark - Other Features - Also grows as multi-stemmed shrub;Possible Use - Understory shrubSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Average, medium moisture, well-drained soil; afternoon part-shade for best foilage color; heat may scorch leaves; protect from windNative Habitat - Native to JapanDiseases and Insects - No serious insect or disease problems. Susceptible to verticillium wilt, leaf spots, root rots, anthracnose, collar rot and stem canker. Potential insect pests include aphids, scale, borers and caterpillars. Mites may appear.Strength - Weakness - Color does not hold well in intense heatPlants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Maple.- Other plants of the family Aceraceae.- Other plants of the genus Acer.- Other plants of the species Acer shirasawanum.