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Acer palmatum 'Glowing Embers'

GLOWING EMBERS UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE

Buy Glowing Embers Japanese Maple online. Standard palmatum leaf of deep green turning shades of red and orange in the fall. A faster growing Japanese Maple with superb heat and drought tolerance. Leaves slightly smaller than other trees this size, but thicker and shinier than most.

Height:

18-20 Feet

Spread:

15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Japanese Maple
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Budding
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Rock Gardens
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Acer 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 free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

'Glowing Embers' is a standard upright grower. The original tree was planted and is still located on the campus of University of Georgia in Athens.