Acer palmatum 'Aratama'

Aratama Japanese Maple

Family: Sapindaceae

Genus: Acer

Parent: Acer palmatum

Category: Tree - Deciduous

Zones: 6

Size: 3 to 4' tall and wide in 10 years

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Brick-red leaves, fading to olive green then gold to orange in autumn. Horizontal branches. 5 to 7 lobes on the leaves, large, lobes separated to the center. Color deeper in the center. Toothed margins.


Introduced by Vertrees, Oregon. Bud sport of 'Komurasaki'.

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