Acer shirasawanum var. aureum

Golden Fullmoon Maple

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Description

This maple is very similar to Acer japonicum and is also known commonly as the full moon maple. It can reach a height of 20 feet with a similar spread. Reddish-purple flowers give way to samaras that mature to red. The round, palmate leaves are bright yellow, sometimes with red margins. Fall color is orange-red with some purple tinges.

Soil
Moist
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
March - April
Bloom Color
Green
Landscape Use
Specimen Plant
Plant Type
Tree
Hardiness Zone
5 - 8