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Acer palmatum 'Katsura'

Japanese Maple
Acer palmatum Katsura

Acer 'Katsura' Overview

Upright, dwarf deciduous tree with light green foliage. Part sun-part shade.

  • Hardiness Zone: 5-8
  • Height: 6-10 ft
  • Spread: 4-6 ft
Category:  Trees

Feature Characteristics

Katsura means "wig"

  • Small, upright dwarf tree
  • Dense foliage with closely spaced twigs.
  • One of the first to leave out in spring
  • As leaves develop they are a pale yellow orange, the margins shade into a brighter orange
  • As the season progresses, the leaves turn into a light to yellow green
  • Fall color is a mix of pastel tones of yellow and orange
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