Zones: 5 to 8
Mature Height: 20 to 30 feet
Mature Spread:20 feet
The Japanese Maple has green leaves in summer that turn bright yellow to red in the fall. Widely used as a landscape specimen in Japanese gardens. This tree has smooth gray bark and is vase shaped to rounded. Very elegant.
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Japanese Maple has a slow growth rate. It grows up to 30 feet in height and 20 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 5 to 8. Prefers full sun to part shade and moist, well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: Warm stratify for 120 days, cold stratify for 120 days
Germination: Sow seed 3/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: Natural fall sowing in mulched beds
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 25 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.