Downy Japanese maple seeds (Acer japonicum)
The Japanese maple looks very impressive when flowering in May, it grows very slowly, and in the brightness and grace of its leaves in spring and autumn it can successfully compete with the most exquisite perennials.
Fullmoon Maple or Downy Japanese-Maple / Acer japonicumHighly decorative deciduous trees and shrubs (in cultivation) come from Japan and Korea. Japanese maples grow very slowly and usually reach several meters in height. In Japan, the largest tree at the age of 100 years reaches 10 meters in height and 40 centimeters in trunk diameter.
The Japanese maple looks very impressive when it blooms in May. Its flowers are red or yellow-green in color, large, up to 15 mm in diameter. But the tree is most impressive in the fall, when the leaves take on a charming color. In direct sunlight, the leaves turn red and purple, shaded by bright orange and red. They look stunning!
Maple is demanding of soil and moisture, but does not tolerate excess moisture, suffers from dry air, and is heat-loving. Most sources indicate zones 5-9. In the conditions of the Moscow region, the plant freezes slightly in winter, which is why it needs shelter, but it is the most frost-resistant among other varieties.
Japanese maple can be used as a very decorative tree. In terms of brightness and grace of leaves in spring and autumn, it can successfully compete with the most sophisticated perennials.
Used for group and single plantings in protected corners of squares and parks, near paths.
USDA hardiness zone - 5.
Maximum height, m: 4.
Relation to light: partial shade.
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