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Japanese Maple (Red)

Red Japanese Maple is one of the most beautiful and graceful looking ornamental trees in the landscape!

In mid spring its leaves emerge in a rich shade of red and persist into summer.

Each tree is a little different in how long it holds its red color in summer; some will transition to mostly dark green, while others may stay red all year. Either way, they turn back to a brilliant red in the fall.

These slow to moderate growers can reach 15-25 feet tall eventually, and spread up to 15- 20 feet wide.

The color will be best in full sun, but they will grow fine in part shade too.

Hardy in zones 5-8