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Plant Characteristics

Attributes
  • Specimen
  • Produces Light Shade
  • Produces Dense Shade
Exposure
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Season of Interest (Foliage)
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
Best Characteristics
  • Growth Habit
  • Fall Leaf Color
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Moist
  • Average
Plant Type
  • Japanese Maple
  • Small Tree
  • Tree
Best Usages
  • Provide Shade
  • Under Power Lines
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Emperor I Japanese Maple require afternoon shade in the southern states. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Emperor I is a standard upright grower.

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EMPEROR I UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE

Acer palmatum 'Emperor I'

Buy Emperor I Japanese Maple online. Emperor 1 is an improved version of 'Bloodgood', and is similar in growth habit, although this tree has a lighter almost translucent quality to the leaves. It holds its red color well throughout the summer months, and has a brilliant crimson fall display. A very nice newer cultivar.It is one of the best choices for heat tolerance in southern states, although it still needs to be planted in a shady area.

Mature Height:

15-20 Feet

Mature Spread:

12-15 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-8

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Family: Sapindaceae / Aceraceae · Common Name: Maple


Maple trees are a wonderful genus of trees, with sizes ranging from very small and slow growing Japanese Maples, to very fast growing Silver Maples. Maple trees are found growing all across the world, and most admired for their colorful fall foliage.

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