The Akane is a compact variety and delights with rare spring interest. Emerging with showy bright orange-yellow leaves dusted with pink margins. The color lasts over a month and will turn chartreuse, ending with bright yellow-orange color in the fall. Beautiful shape and form.
There is no other beauty like the Japanese Maple. Famous for their stunning fall colors, these trees bring a serene and peaceful ambience to any garden in every season. Their array of fall colors range from fiery reds and oranges to deep purples and chartreuse greens. We offer many varieties, shapes and sizes to bring a striking focal point to any garden landscape, patio or container garden. Easy to care for, this is a tree that will delight for years to come. Japanese maples are generally slow growers and the height listed is the maximum growth after ten years. To keep your Japanese maple healthy, make sure not to over-water after the first or second year!
||6'H x 4'W
||Yellow-orange w/pink margins turning Chartreuse in summer.
||Bright yellow, dusted with orange and red.
||Beautiful specimen tree for city, cottage or Japanese gardens.
||Low maintenance. Minimal pruning.
||Part Shade. Important to think about light exposure: Too much light can damage delicate leaves. Too little light, and some of the more colorful varieties will take on an attractive greenish tone, but not the brilliant fall red/purple colors. The Akane prefers part shade.
||Moist, organically rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Prefers consistent moisture: Mulch will help retain moisture. Don't let soil dry out, nor become water logged.
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