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Click for previous Image Image 1 of 2 Acer palmatum Red Emperor RED EMPEROR UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE
Courtesy of Buchholz & Buchholz

Courtesy of Buchholz & Buchholz


Acer palmatum 'Red Emperor'

RED EMPEROR UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE

Buy Red Emperor Japanese Maple online. Red Emperor is an upright, bushy deciduous tree. In spring leaves are dark crimson and hold their color well through the summer. Fall color is bright crimson.

Height:

8-10 Feet

Spread:

5-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

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Plant Characteristics

Attributes
  • Specimen
Exposure
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Shade
  • Shade
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Season of Interest (Foliage)
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring
Best Characteristics
  • Foliage
  • Fall Leaf Color
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Plant Type
  • Small Tree
  • Japanese Maple
Best Usages
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Japanese Maple is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. 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

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