Foliage of Acer palmatum Katsura

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‘Katsura’

Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum

'Katsura'

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

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)
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.