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Acer japonicum: Full Moon Japanese Maple

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Product Description

Zones: 5 to 7
Mature Height: 12 to 15 feet
Mature Spread: 15 feet

A very desirable small to medium-sized Japanese Maple. Sometimes referred to as a 'Full Moon Maple', this native to Japan displays a broad, circular 9-fingered green leaf that is somewhat less deeply 'cut' than Acer palmatum. Handsome smooth gray bark. Displays brilliant red, yellow or orange fall colour. Also known as 'Meigetsu'.

When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Full Moon Maple has a slow growth rate. It grows up to 15 feet in height and 15 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 5 to 7. Prefers light shade and moist, rich and well-drained soil.

How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: Cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: Sow seed 3/8 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: Fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification

Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 15 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.

If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.

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