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EMPEROR I UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE

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EMPEROR I UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE

Acer palmatum 'Emperor I'

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Root Pouch 5 gallon - 4-5 ft tall (SKU: 10530)
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Root Pouch 5 gallon - 3-4 ft tall (SKU: 11224)
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15 gallon Potted - 6-8 ft tall (SKU: 4384)
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Hardiness Zone: 5-8   ·   Mature Height: 15-20 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 12-15 Feet

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. It is one of the best choices for heat tolerance in southern states, although it still needs to be planted in a shady area.

Family: Sapindaceae / Aceraceae · Common Name: Maple

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

 

EMPEROR I UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE Plant Characteristics

Bark Type*
Smooth
Fruit Type*
Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
Purple/Brilliant Purple
Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
Burgundy/Crimson
Purple
Red
Leaf Color Summer*
Green
Red
Leaf Type*
Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
Japanese Maple
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Propagation Methods*
Budding
Graft
Season of Interest*
Early Spring
Fall
Late Spring/Early Summer
Late Summer/Early Autumn
Spring
Summer
Exposure (Short)
Partial Sun

10 review(s) for EMPEROR I UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE

  1. Debra - Apr 17, 2012
    Lawton, Oklahoma (Hardiness Zone: 7)

    Just planted it on east side of house in a pot, it is about 3 feet tall with only a half inch trunk. So far so good, I love the beautiful color. It seems to love the spot I put it and it gets about 2 hours of morning sun and is in the shade the rest of the day. Love it!!!

  2. MARK - Jun 11, 2013
    Norcross, Georgia (Hardiness Zone: 7)

    Amazing to get 2 PERFECT 5-6 Trees in one box in a 'smart' pot. The tree itself evidenced ZERO stress or damage. Easiest trees that I have ever planted! I am ordering 2 more!

  3. MARK - Jun 11, 2013
    Norcross, Georgia (Hardiness Zone: 7)

    Amazing to get 2 PERFECT 5-6 Trees in one box in a 'smart' pot. The tree itself evidenced ZERO stress or damage. Easiest trees that I have ever planted! I am ordering 2 more!

  4. MARK - Jun 11, 2013
    Norcross, Georgia (Hardiness Zone: 7)

    Amazing to get 2 PERFECT 5-6 Trees in one box in a 'smart' pot. The tree itself evidenced ZERO stress or damage. Easiest trees that I have ever planted! I am ordering 2 more!

  5. Justin - Sep 22, 2013
    Yukon, Oklahoma (Hardiness Zone: 6)

    Excellent tree! Can't wait to see its first bloom in its new home!

  6. John - Oct 16, 2013
    Texas (Hardiness Zone: 7)

    I paid almost twice as much from another farm before I located you. The caliper is four times larger than the others were. The plants look healthy and were well packed.

  7. ryan - Jul 20, 2014
    Illinois (Hardiness Zone: 5)

  8. Gary - Jun 25, 2016
    Wisconsin (Hardiness Zone: 3)

    The EMPEROR 1 upright Japanese maple is very HARDY. I grow it in Zone 4a without Winter protection. It lived thru The winter of 2014, where it withstood 30 days of -0ºF for 33 days. It also survived that Winter with a Low of -30F. It also leafs out later too.
    Zone 4.

  9. Robin - Mar 17, 2017
    Alabama (Hardiness Zone: 7)

    Collin helped me with this purchase and went the extra mile to give me info and recommendations. Tree came in well packaged and was received fast. Overall, top-notch!! Highly recommend and will use again! Thanks -Robin

  10. Lily - Jul 08, 2019
    Nixa, Missouri (Hardiness Zone: 5)

    I have a question . if I out this emperor 1 maple in my front yard with full sun . is it ok for the tree.?

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EMPEROR I UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Acer is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.

Interesting Notes About EMPEROR I UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE

Emperor I is a standard upright grower.