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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*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
  • Japanese Maple
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Budding
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Japanese Maples are moderately easy to grow, and adapt to most conditions; however, they do prefer to be planted in an area that is well protected from wind, heat exposure, and drought like conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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MEIGETSU UPRIGHT JAPANESE MAPLE

Acer japonicum 'Meigetsu'

Buy Meigetsu Upright Japanese Maple online. An upright, vigorous deciduous tree. Round green summer leaves become brilliant orange and red in fall. The name refers to the moon in Japanese. Prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil.

Mature Height:

8-10 Feet

Mature Spread:

4-5 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

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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.

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for 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.

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Root Pouch 2 gallon

SKU: 9552

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(12-18 inches tall)
(5 units available now - S)

Standard Package Single stem Grown in Root Pouch®.



$90.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 11256

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
(18-24 inches tall)
(5 units available now - S)

large package Single stem Grown in Root Pouch®.



$175.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 11257

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

large package Single stem Grown in Root Pouch®.



$175.00

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Plants looked like I picked them up from your place of business. Planted immediately. Great value and excellent service


Dennis
Statesville, NC
July 2014

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