Foliage of Acer palmatum Katsura


Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum


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Foliage of Acer palmatum Katsura
  • Elegant foliage
  • Outstanding fall color
  • Useful small tree

We are working on increasing our supply of own-root Japanese maple liners. Please contact the account manager for your state or province for more information. If you are looking for a supplier for tree liners, bare root, or whips, visit our tree program page.

The embodiement of elegance. We're pleased to offer own-root liners of select Japanese maple varieties. 'Katsura' is a classic tree-form type, with small, long-lobed leaves. Foliage emerges bronze tinged with red, matures to lime green, then blazes bright orange and red in autumn. Forms a small, graceful tree, with appealing branching.

USDA Zone 5 - 8 (-20°F/-28.9°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 10 - 12'

Width 15 - 18'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color Red

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes Quick Turn

Soil Adaptable to most soils, provided they do not remain wet or soggy.

Pruning Prune as desired to accentuate natural form.

Uses Specimen

Growing Tips Japanese maples are relatively adaptable in terms of growing conditions. In cold or exposed sites, they should be sited where they get some protection from the harshest winter weather.